Surprise gesture of Pedro Sanchez after Spain ravaged by fire

Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez. Credit: Instagram

Surprise gesture of Pedro Sanchez after Spain ravaged by fire. The Prime Minister of Spain, Pedro Sanchez has won over local residents with a surprise gesture in Spain’s Sotalbo.

Pedro Sanchez won over more hearts as he made a surprise gesture to a resident in Spain’s Sotalbo, after fires recently devastated Avila. Paquita, lives in the town of Sotalbo in Avila and Sanchez was visiting to meet with the local mayors who have seen their towns affected by shocking fires recently. Paquita showed her admiration for Sanchez after he made a wonderful gesture.

Paquita asked the Prime Minister of Spain to sign her plaster cast. She had injured her leg and ended up needing a plaster cast. Sanchez promised that he would sign the cast after the meeting and he kept his promise.

Paquita watched eagerly as the Prime Minister kept his promise and signed her cast. He wrote: “For Francisca, with love. Pedro”, something which touched the resident of Avila deeply. The locals cheered on Sanchez.

Paquita only moments later decided that she would do all she could to help the towns hit by fire and said that she would auction off her newly signed plaster cast.

She made one last request of the Prime Minister and said: “don’t forget Sotalbo”, and Sanchez promised that he will not forget the town.

In other Spanish news, tragedy struck on Sunday, August 22 in the afternoon as a young boy, only 12-years-old has sadly been claimed by the sea. He was out underwater fishing with his father in Portinatx, in Ibiza, according to sources from the Guardia Civil.

The shocking incident took place at around 1 PM in the afternoon. The French minor had headed out on the boat with his father to enjoy a spot of underwater fishing. Also on the boat was the boat’s skipper.

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Originally from the UK, Alex is based in Almeria and is a web reporter for The Euro Weekly News covering international and Spanish national news. Got a news story you want to share? Then get in touch at [email protected]


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