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Man dies in Scapa Flow diving accident in Orkney


A man has died in a diving accident in Scapa Flow in Orkney.

Police Scotland said they were alerted to reports of a missing man just after midday.

A body was recovered following a search involving the Stromness and Longhope lifeboats, and the coastguard.

Inquiries to establish the full circumstances are ongoing. Scapa Flow is a popular diving site due to scuttled warships on the seabed.

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