Man dies falling into well in Crete


A 32-year-old man died late on Tuesday after falling into a well in the area of Minoa Pediada near Iraklio on Crete.

The head of the local fire service, Nikos Lagoudakis, told the Athens-Macedonian News Agency that a search was launched on Tuesday night when authorities were informed that the man was missing and feared to have fallen down a well.

Members of the EMAK search and rescue unit were dispatched to the area and managed to extract him from the well but he was already dead.