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Search device to locate the two young people missing in Gran Canaria

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Search device to locate the two young people missing in Gran Canaria

The 112 Canarias Emergency and Security Coordinating Center has deployed a search device by land, sea and air to locate the two missing minors, aged 16 and 17who had gone fishing on the coast of Las Coloradas, in the municipality of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, and had not returned at the agreed time.

112 Canarias received the notice on Friday afternoon, around 7:15 p.m., and immediately activated the search without obtaining results for the moment. Furthermore, she has warned that The state of the sea will worsen “in the next few hours”so the Government of the Canary Islands will keep the alert situation active for coastal phenomena on all the islands, starting at 10:30 p.m. on Saturday night, reports Ep.

Until now, a helicopter and the Ground Unit of the Emergency and Rescue Group of the Government of the Canary Islands (GES) have intervened in the search device., which has also deployed the Advanced Command Post (PMA) in the La Isleta area; Helimer boat and helicopter Maritime Rescue; helicopter of the Air Search and Rescue Service of the Army; helicopter, patrol boat and Special Group for Underwater Activities (GEAS) of the Civil Guard; boat and jet ski Red Cross, firefighters of the Fire Extinguishing, Rescue and Rescue Service from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Local Police, Port Police and National Police who is in charge of investigating what happened.

Drones from the GES, National Police and firefighters from the capital of Gran Canaria have also been used from the air.

On this Saturday afternoon, personnel from a medical ambulance from the Canary Islands Emergency Service (SUC) assisted and transferred to a health center two crew members of a Maritime Rescue vessel, who were slightly injured after a sea strike during search efforts.

In addition, on Friday afternoon, SUC personnel also assisted several people who had anxiety crises in the area of ​​the incident and today, Saturday, the Red Cross has deployed the Psychosocial Emergency Response Team (ERIE) to care for the victims. relatives of those affected.

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