Costa Almeria hunter pulled out of 20-metre deep well in Gador mountains

SAFE: The team managed to haul the exhausted hunter out with a rope. CREDIT: Guardia Civil Almeria

THE emergency services went to the rescue of a 42-year hunter after he fell down a 20-metre deep well in the Gador mountains in Laujar de Andarax early on Saturday morning.
Guardia Civil, Poniente service firefighters, a health emergency team, Local Police and Laujar Civil Protection rushed to the location in the Paraje Caparidan area about four of five kilometres outside the town following an alert called through to 112 just after 7am.
Despite his injuries the 42-year old had managed to clamber up a few metres, but he was exhausted and on the point of falling, the Guardia reported.
The rescue team managed to get to get a rope round him and haul him out.
He was transferred to the Poniente hospital for treatment.

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Cathy Elelman

Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.

Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.

Her top goals are to do the best job she can informing the local English-speaking community, visitors to the area and the wider world about about the news in Almeria, to learn something new every day, and to embrace very new challenge this fast-changing world brings her way.

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