Two canyoners die in floods in Mallorca

tragedy Majorca. Island firefighters and Civil Guard found this Monday night The bodies of two canyoners, aged 28 and 37, who disappeared in the l’Assarell flood in the municipality of Pollença. The victims were stunned by the rising water and could do nothing to save the strong current. The armed institute’s Mountain Rescue and Response Group (GREIM) and firefighters set up a joint search and rescue device for the two victims, although they were only able to save their bodies.

In the first case, a canyoner who accompanied them He was rescued alive and evacuated by helicopter in the afternoon.. Two of his friends from the group were missing. he also remained blocked in the same torrent. These three individuals could not evolve at that point due to the immense power of the water. The rise of the stream surprised them Y they could only secure themselves with ropes.

a desperate call

The event has occurred around four in the afternoon. Canyoners made a desperate call to the emergency services to convey it They were trapped when they encountered this flood of Pollença.. Heavy rains in Mallorca on Monday caused the flow to increase exponentially.

At around six in the evening, a woman from the trio of canyoners who entered the l’Assarell flood was located. This can be recovered and evacuated in the Civil Guard helicopter. However, the fear over the fate of his two friends only got worse.

before that full locking Members of these canyons in the l’Assarell flood, Mountain Rescue and Response Group of the Civil Guard (GREIM). They went to the designated place by helicopter. Moreover, Donations from the Mallorca Mountain Firefighters Groupincoming inca park, they entered the river to carry out their rescue work on foot. The sad news came in the evening. At around ten o’clock they encountered the motionless bodies of the two victims.

The State Meteorological Service (Aemet) forecasts heavy rain in Mallorca this Monday. Therefore, the Government Emergency Situations General Directorate, yellow alert.

Source: Informacion


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