Landslide traps and kills Velez-Blanco labourer on Spain’s Costa Almeria

TRAGIC: The health emergency team could only the 51-year’s old death. TWITTER: Emergencias 112 Twitter @E112Andalucia

A LANDSLIDE trapped and killed a labourer working on laying pipes in Velez-Blanco on Friday, the Andalucia regional government’s 112 emergency service reported.

The call came through in the early evening that a worker was trapped in a ditch on the Balsa de Lara lane.

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Guardia Civil, the Levante firefighting service, Local Police and Velez-Blanco Civil Protection rushed to the scene, while an EPES health emergencies team flew in by helicopter.

Sadly, the emergencies team could only confirm the death of the 51-year old.

Firefighters rescued the body from the ditch.


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