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Man killed by rogue wave fishing in Calabria

Second man hurt after swept into sea

02 December, 19:23
Man killed by rogue wave fishing in Calabria (ANSA) - Cosenza, December 2 - A 30-year-old man was swept away to his death by a rogue wave that hit him and an older companion while fishing at a Calabrian river mouth Monday.

A policeman dived into the sea from a patrol boat and pulled both men to shore but the younger man had already drowned. The second man, 53, was said to be in reasonable condition in hospital.

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