Alderney diver treated for decompression sickness

A diver has been rescued from Alderney Harbour after he was found to have decompression sickness.

Guernsey Ambulance and Rescue Service was alerted to the incident at about 19:10 BST on Friday.

The service said the man, who had been visiting Alderney, became unwell after a dive to 65m (210ft).

He was taken to Guernsey's decompression chamber and is being treated in the Princess Elizabeth Hospital.

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