Two sub-Saharan migrants were rescued this morning after their small dinghy capsized in heavy seas in the Strait of Gibraltar. A third person is still missing.
Police in Almonte, Huelva, have arrested a 25-year-old Ecuadorian national on suspicion of the criminal assault and kidnapping of his former girlfriend whom he allegedly handcuffed, sedated and, on several occasions, sexually assaulted her.
At around 15:30 on Sunday the Emergency Services received several calls to say that a number of people swimming at Cala del Plomo in Nijar, Almeria, had been caught out by strong currents and could not reach the shore.
A Málaga resident had to be rescued on Tuesday night after suffering a fall while walking along the rio Chillar in Nerja, specifically in the Salto Grande area.
The merchant ship ‘Mermaid’ came to the rescue of 21 North African migrants whose small, flimsy craft was having difficulty staying afloat.
Members of the Civil Protection were called out on Sunday afternoon to rescue a woman who injured her leg while walking along the rio Chillar.
At around 08:00, a passenger on a small boat called the authorities to tell them that they were drifting in the Strait of Gibraltar after their engine failed and Marine Rescue and Red Cross officers were sent to locate the vessel.
A paraglider who managed to get tangled in power lines 80 metres above ground in Cenes de la Vega, Granada, has been rescued and is in good health despite his ordeal. Several people alerted the authorities to the plight of the pàraglider who had suffered several shocks. A crane was used in the rescue.
Civil Protection officers carried out the rescue on Wednesday of a man who suffered a fall and lost consciousness during a walking trip up the rio Chillar. The man, a 59 year old from Madrid, was accompanied on the trip by his wife.
Firemen have now rescued all the mountaineers from the Barranco del Infierno in Vall d’Ebo, Alicante. The rescue mission began on Friday after one of the party, a young climber from Ondara, died while canyoning in the area.