Body of missing Alicante hiker found in Barranco del Infierno
THE BODY of an Asturian hiker missing for a week in the province of Alicante has been found in one of the pools at Barranco del Infierno
As sources from the Provincial Consortium of Alicante Fire Fighters report, the body of a 38-year-old Asturian hiker missing for a week was found around 10 a.m. this Saturday morning, September 11 in one of the attraction’s swimming pools. Popular tourist attraction of Barranco del Infierno, a common place for hikers and nature lovers located in the Marina Alta of Alicante.
Emergency services have been looking for the man – originally from Langreo in Asturias, but now a resident of Villajoyosa – since he was reported missing by his family on Monday, September 6, after he sent them photos of him. him from this same region, only two days before, before ceasing all communication with them.
A Guardia Civil patrol found the man’s car parked near the Barranco del Infierno, and an intensive search operation was launched in the Vall de Laguart region, north of the province of Alicante, including operatives of the different specialties of the Guardia Civil, the Firemen, Local Police of the Valencian Community, Humanitarian Association USAR-13 and many volunteers.
In the past few days, several rescue helicopters had been added to the operation, along with various additional ground units, until his body was discovered, as reported. larazon.es.
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