27th Dec 2022 @ 10:27 am

A bather had to be rescued after getting into difficulties while swimming off Papagayo yesterday.

Emergency services received a call at 5.20pm, warning that three swimmers were having problems. However, when they arrived, the bathers were out of the water. One of them, a 32-year-old French, had been rescued by other beach users. He was wrapped in a thermal blanket and treated by paramedics.

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