A wedding photographer who was taking a portrait of a bride and groom atop a cliff near Wied Iz-Zurrieq on the south coast of Malta fell into the sea during the photo session.
According to the timesofmalta.com, 57-year-old Mario Agius, was taking photos of the happy couple when he slipped and tumbled off the cliff. The groom apparently dived in after him and helped pull the photographer onto a nearby boat but Agius died that same night of his injuries at the hospital.
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