Guardia Civil Save 16-month-old Baby from Pool Drowning

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Guardia Civil Save 16-month-old Baby from Pool Drowning
Guardia Civil Save 16-month-old Baby from Pool Drowning Credit: Guardia Civil

Guardia Civil Save 16-month-old Baby from Pool Drowning.

IN a fantastic save officers from the Guardia Civil have been able to save a 16-month-old baby from drowning in a removable pool.

The incident happened in Sevilla’s Urbanización El Campillo, and officers from the Guardia Civil station in Mairena del Alcor were able to help save a baby girl of only 16 months old. The young baby had been drowning in a removable pool.

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The pool accident took place on June 6 at about 6.20 in the afternoon. The Guardia Civil were alerted by the coordination centre to the fact that a youngster had possibly drowned in a swimming pool in the Sevilla urbanisation of El Campillo, according to the Guardia Civil.

Guardia Civil officers rushed to the scene of the incident and located the child’s father who was performing CPR. The Guardia Civil officers took charge of the baby and continued to perform CPR manoeuvres. Luckily the child started to breathe slightly.

Medical services also set out to help and as soon as they arrived on the scene they took charge of the situation. They quickly rushed the baby to the Sevilla Children’s Hospital. At the Hospital the baby was expected to be examined thoroughly.


As reported Europa Press the child’s relatives have expressed their thanks to the Guardia Civil for their excellent work.

In other Spanish news, two Malaga women are set to head to the Arctic after beating cancer.

The two women have no previous sailing experience but they are ready to embark on a challenge which involves sailing a boat over 2,500 nautical miles non-stop, from Vigo to Greenland. The Malaga pair have put their cancers behind them and are set to take on this stunning challenge.


First though they will have to pass the final test which takes place next week in Denia, in Spain’s Alicante. This test will see them having to sail between Denia and the Balearic Islands.

The two amazing Malaga women are Ada de Luque and Silvia Albújar, and they are just two of the 13 finalists that have been selected from almost 400 women from around Spain. All the women have beaten cancer and have signed up for the stunning Pelayo Vida Challenge.


Thank you for reading, and don’t forget to check The Euro Weekly News for all your up-to-date local and international news stories.

 

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Alex Glenn is a reporter for Spain’s largest English-speaking newspaper, Euro Weekly News. Formerly she worked in the NHS for 15 years until relocating to Spain in 2018. She loves the Spanish lifestyle, language and culture and spent several years learning Spanish before moving to Spain for a better quality of life. She has made her home in the mountains in Almeria, where she loves being part of a rural community that has a mix of both expats and Spanish residents. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, reading and exploring the area where she lives.

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