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Tourist Rescue in Ponta de Sào Lourenço

At 18.20 this evening (20/05/19) a distress call was received from a tourist who had fallen in Ponta de São Lourenço.  The Municipal Firefighters of Machico are at the scene, where the 55-year-old woman complained of an ankle injury which was preventing her from walking.

A spokesperson has confirmed that once the rescue mission is complete, the woman will be taken to the Machico Health Centre for further evaluation and treatment.

In other news a tourist was found dead in her hotel room this morning possibly having suffered a sudden illness.  Her death is now being investigated by the authorities.

Samantha Gannon

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Madeira Weekly