26-year-old Portuguese drowned on the beach in Gran Canaria


A 26-year-old man of Portuguese nationality died this Monday, drowning on the beach at Maspalomas, in Gran Canaria, according to the local press.

The Portuguese was rescued from the water with signs of drowning and when the rescue services arrived at the scene, he was already in cardiac arrest, reported the newspaper La Provincia.

The alert was given at 15:30 and despite the resuscitation maneuvers carried out by the rescue teams, the death was confirmed on the spot, it can be read.

The incident took place on Maspalomas beach, in the municipality of San Bartolomé de Tirajana, in Gran Canaria.

The Portuguese was rescued by the medical team of the Red Cross and the Canary Emergency Service (SUC), who were at the site with a medical ambulance and a basic life support ambulance.

There were also agents of the National and local Police.


Source: Renascença – Noticias by rr.sapo.pt.

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