Gonzalo Magallanes Romero points out that the imprudence of visitors is the main cause of these incidents happening
Mazatlan , Sinaloa .- In just five days, have been registered in the port of Mazatlan over 23 rescues of people who were going to drown in the sea ; the lack of culture and knowledge about maritime currents are the main causes that have caused these incidents, said Gonzalo Magallanes Romero.
The coordinator of the Squadron of Aquatic Rescue noted that despite the warnings and recommendations are issued to bathers , many ignore them and that’s when problems arise.
He exhorted the citizens and visitors to follow the following recommendations: look for safe beaches, where the flags are not in red; do not enter the sea with common clothing or heavy clothing; wait 20 to 30 minutes after eating food to enter the sea; do not enter while intoxicated; It is totally forbidden to swim or do activities in the sea at night, these indications are necessary to safeguard their lives.
He added that it is important to stay out of the rocky area, since in recent days people affected by hedgehog bite. have increased, so you need to follow the precautionary indications.
Last Friday, April 12, Juan Antonio, 27 years old and originally from Aguascalientes, entered the sea after having eaten food and alcohol. Prior to this, an element of Aquatic Rescue recommended him not to enter the sea, even so the vacationer entered.
On Saturday, April 13, in the morning, the body of the tourist was reported in the area of Playa Norte, where his death was confirmed by drowning; it was with this fact and with the start of the Holy Week operation, that the warnings and vigilance were increased, in order to avoid unfortunate events.
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