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Salvadoran doctor rescued by firefighters while climbing Guatemalan volcano



Salvadorans rescued by a group of firefighters / Courtesy Stereo100

Salvadorans rescued by a group of firefighters / Courtesy Stereo100

Guatemalan authorities have reported that a 57-year-old Salvadoran doctor was rescued after suffering cardiovascular complications while climbing Pakuru volcano. The event took place this weekend in Guatemala’s Quetzaltenango department.

The Salvadoran woman, who was unidentified, was rushed to her rescue and treated after being alerted of complications during the climb, according to Guatemalan broadcaster Stereo 100.

Rescue workers reported that the woman had “ventricular fibrillation.” In addition to fever, malaise and dehydration.

They also detailed that the descent of the volcano took more than eight hours due to the complexity of the route.

Pakuru volcano is classified as a stratovolcano, and in its extension there is a closed forest with large trees such as pines and cypresses. Climbers trying to set foot on the place.

Source: Diario.Elmundo

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