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British granddad dies in Crete trying to save his grandsons

ATHENS, Oct 19 (Reuters) – A 61-year previous British man drowned on Tuesday whereas trying to save his two grandsons in the ocean off the island of Crete, Greece’s coastguard mentioned.

The two boys, aged 7 and 10, who had been on vacation with their grandparents, had gone for a swim at Gouves in northern Crete however had been prone to being swept away by the waves.

Their grandfather, realising they had been in hazard, went into the ocean to get them out, combating with waves. The two boys acquired out safely however the man died.

Reporting by George Georgiopoulos
Editing by Gareth Jones

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