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A rescue operation is underway in the municipality of Porto Moniz to rescue a tourist who has fallen on Levada dos Lamaceiros.

According to the first information, the foreign citizen will have fallen from a height that is thought to be approximately 50-70 meters. No details of the state of health of the victim are known. It is only known that the request for help was reported at around 3 pm at the Volunteer Fire Brigade of São Vicente and Porto Moniz, which mobilized a team of 11 men, including the mountain rescue.

Just an update which has just come in at 5.30pm. This tourist unfortunately died from the injuries. It is still not known the nationality of the victim.