A Bulgarian woman has died, and her husband has been hospitalized, after extremely deep diving, in the waters of Northern Greece.
On Sunday the coast guard confirmed her death, and said her husband had been transferred by helicopter to a hospital in Thessaloniki, which has a divers’ decompression chamber, for treatment.
A staff doctor anonymously told The Associated Press, that the 47-year-old man who survived said that he had felt sick at a depth of about 230 meters .
His 45-year-old wife who became unresponsive, was pulled up to the surface from a depth of 60 metres.
Despite efforts to revive her, the woman was pronounced dead; and following decompression procedure, it took approximately three hours to bring her husband up to the surface.