Two dangerous falls of tourists shook Mallorca

Updated at 7:18 pm on 05/13/2022

  • A British man and a Dutchman have died in a row on a holiday island.
  • Both tragedies were filmed and published online.
  • Again and again people die in Mallorca because they behave so bravely – often intoxicated.

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Within hours, two tourists were killed Mallorca Caused great shock. The victims were identified as a 34 – year – old Brit and a 31 – year – old Dutch national, according to media reports on Friday, citing police on a Spanish holiday island. Both tragedies took place on Thursday and the regional newspaper “Diario de Mallorca” wrote that it was “due to total negligence”. Eyewitnesses filmed the deaths and went viral on the internet. As for the Dutchman, the fall of his death was broadcast live by his ally. Police in Palma confirmed media reports at the request.

The epicenter was reported below the Pacific Ocean floor, however; no tsunami alert was issued. Video footage of passers-by showing a man falling down outside the hotel balcony on the seventh floor. Only paramedics can determine a person’s death. Police suspect that the person was under the influence of alcohol or drugs. The two women, who were found by police in the man’s room, said they had behaved “strangely” shortly before Britain fell.

Collided with a rock while jumping into the sea

A few hours later, a second tragedy occurred. A Dutchman has died after jumping into the sea from a 25-meter-high cliff on Malgrads Island in Santa Ponza, west Mallorca. The crash was filmed from the person’s partner’s boat and broadcast live on the Internet. According to media reports, the couple’s son was also in the boat.

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The man’s body was found and recovered by police divers shortly after at sea. “Diorio de Mallorca” said the impact on the rocks was not dangerous, according to an autopsy report released Friday. The Dutchman may have fainted and drowned.

In Mallorca, tourists for many years – mostly young people – die of drug overdose or overdose. The so-called balconies are disgraceful – often tests of courage at dazzling heights, in which one balances on the balcony rails. The “Mallorca Zeitung” regretted in a comment on Friday that prevention campaigns and threatened fines “have not helped much so far”. (Best / dpa)


Mallorca prefers less cruise ships to the port of Palma. The Balearic government demands one hat a day.

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