Ayia Napa swimmer rescued by helicopter

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Ayia Napa swimmer rescued by helicopter
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A foreign national who went for a swim in the sea caves area in Ayia Napa was rescued by a police helicopter.

According to police reports, at around 6pm a message was received that a swimmer was injured after diving from a rock in the Ayia Napa sea caves. His position was worsened by the severe winds and waves that were striking the area.

Trapped in one of the caves, the police could not reach the swimmer by land nor by sea.

The Search and Rescue Coordination Centre(SRCC) in Larnaca was immediately contacted and a helicopter which was on standby was dispatched to the area.

The swimmer...


Ayia Napa swimmer rescued by helicopter


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