Polish pensioner dies of heart attack while scuba diving near Palawan

Tubbataha Reef, Philippines

A Polish man has died after have a heart-attack while scuba-diving at the Tubbataha Reefs National Park.

Zbigniew Szewczky, aged 65, had been diving for just 15 minutes the cardiac arrest struck.

The boat’s crew retrieved Mr Szewczky from the water and performed CPR on him, but he succumbed to the attack

The Polish Embassy in Manila has been informed of the tragedy.