Reports of another tourist death at the Great Barrier Reef

THERE are reports another tourist has died while swimming on the Great Barrier Reef off Cairns. 

Police say the have been called to assist after a tourist died at  Agincourt Reef off Cairns and Water Police are en route. 

News Corp reports the boat involved is called Quicksilver and the man who had died was in his 60s. 

A Queensalnd Ambulance Service spokesowman reportedly said a nurse and doctor were flown to the scene and were attemptoing a resucitation. 

More to follow

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