Firefighters to the rescue of injured climber in Bunyola mountains in Spain's holiday favourite Mallorca

ACCIDENT: The 21-year climber fell, suffering a possible broken ankle CREDIT: Bombers de Mallorca Twitter @BombersdeMca

IT was firefighters to the rescue when a climber fell and injured himself in the so-called Silicona way in Bunyola’s Sa Gubia mountains on Sunday.
The Mallorca firefighting service reported on social media that its mountain rescue team went to the 21-year old’s assistance after a callout from the 112 emergency service.
The young sportsman had the accident on the last leg of his climb, suffering a possible broken ankle. The team had to stretcher him down and get him to a medical centre.
Also taking part in the rescue effort were Bunyola local police and Civil Protection, Guardia Civil and SAMU 061 health emergency personnel.

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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.

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