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Young woman injured while diving off cliffs, out of danger

A 20-year-old woman injured on Saturday while diving off cliffs in the Sea Caves area in Cavo Greco in Ayia Napa n Saturday, is said to be out of danger.

The 20-year-old Greek Cypriot woman from Nicosia was rescued from the sea on Saturday afternoon by members of the Fire Department at the Sea Caves (Thalassines Spilies) in Ayia Napa after complaining that she could not move. The young woman had attempted to jump into the sea off a rock, when she felt back and abdominal pain and could not move.

According to a police announcement, the Ayia Napa Police Station was informed on Saturday around 5:15 PM that a person had been injured at the Sea Caves area in Ayia Napa.

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Police officers were sent to the area where investigations revealed that there was a 20-year-old woman, whose friends were saying that she had jumped in the sea from a rock in Sea Caves and felt back and abdominal pain and could not move.

The Coast Guard and the Fire Department members arrived at the area and managed to pull the young woman out of the sea. Subsequently, the 20-year-old was taken to the Accident and Emergency Department of the Famagusta General Hospital in Paralimni.

The doctors on duty found that she had a thoracic vertebral fracture and was hospitalised for further treatment.

 

 

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