They rescue a canoe with more than 200 people, one of them dead, south of Tenerife

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And deceased migrant, Four evacuated by helicopter and 11 more admitted to health centers is the provisional balance of the last rescue of a canoe in the early hours of this Saturday 82 miles from the southern coast of Tenerife, the 112 emergency coordination center has reported.

Maritime Rescue has detailed that the cayuco, with more than 200 occupants and which was stationary, was located on Friday afternoon by the Sasemar 101 plane and the sea guard vessel Calíope and the Río Tajo patrol boat of the Civil Guard set sail to meet it.

The crew of the sea guard Calliope rescued the migrants, all of sub-Saharan originaround 11:20 p.m.

Upon verifying that there was one deceased person and several semi-conscious people, the Helimer 206 helicopter was mobilized, which evacuated four people to the Tenerife North airport, where their health care was managed.

Two of them were admitted to the Canary Islands University Hospital and the same number to the La Candelaria Hospital.

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