Sailor dies in hospital after falling into sea at Piraeus

A sailor who was seriously hurt on Monday morning while repairing a towboat anchored at the port of Piraeus died later in the day.

The sailor, who was said to be Greek and aged around 30 but not named, was transferred to the nearby Tzanneio Hospital after falling into the sea but doctors were unable to revive him.

The exact cause of his death was unclear.