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Tourist rescued after narrow escape at Lisbon Falls

Posted in News by Admin on 22 August, 2019 at 3:48 p.m.

GRASKOP - The SAPS Search and Rescue team rushed to the aid of a 31-year-old German tourist on Wednesday evening, August 21, after she had allegedly fallen from a cliff during a sightseeing excursion with her partner at Lisbon Falls.

According to information, the woman lost her balance and plummeted from a cliff onto an overhanging tree, where she remained trapped for some time. Search and Rescue was alerted and responded swiftly. Rescuers managed to hoist her back to safety before she could slide further down.The woman was rushed to hospital where she is currently receiving treatment for minor injuries.

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