Brit, 52, drowns on Spanish seaside after serving to save youngsters in stormy sea | UK | News | EUROtoday

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A 52 yr previous British man tragically drowned on the Costa Blanca after heroically serving to to save lots of two younger youngsters.

In the identical incident, a 46 yr previous Polish man additionally misplaced his life on the crowded vacation seaside within the Valencia area.

At one level, it was feared that as much as eight individuals had drowned within the horrifying occasion at Playa de La Roqueta de Guardamar de Segura by Calle Peru and Hotel Casablanca.

Beachgoers bravely rushed into the water to rescue two youngsters, aged six and 7, at present.

The climate circumstances have been reportedly extreme, with sturdy winds producing gusts of 60 kilometres per hour.

Spanish newspaper Informacion. es reported that in a couple of minutes of chaos, it was feared that eight individuals had misplaced their lives, however all apart from the British and Polish males have been accounted for.

A person and a girl who assisted within the rescue have been taken to hospital in Torrevieja with a reserved prognosis, however their lives will not be at risk.

Spanish newspapers reported that this stretch of seaside didn’t have lifeguards till mid-June, and one other man drowned simply the day earlier than.

Reports counsel that the 2 youngsters who have been saved had been enjoying within the sea once they received caught within the sturdy currents.

No particulars have been launched concerning the British man, so it’s unknown whether or not he was on vacation or lived in Spain.