Tuesday, 16 July 2013

Woman rescued from suicide attempt off the beach in Fuengirola, Spain

After receiving an emergency call on the 091 number, National Police officers, with the aid of a fisherman and his boat, managed to rescue a women who was attempting to commit suicide.

The call was received at 7.00 am on Tuesday, alerting police to the fact that a woman was drowning in the sea close to the beach in Los Boliches, Fuengirola on the Costa del Sol.

After notifying the Salvamento Marítimo branch of the Civil Guard, National Police officers headed immediately to the scene and with the help of a fisherman who was working in the area, went out a few hundred meters from the shore to rescue the woman.

The woman is said to be of Indian nationality and around 33 years old. She has been taken to hospital and is undergoing psychiatric observation due to the attempted suicide.

To the source: http://www.digitaljournal.com/article/354501