INTERVENTIONS One of the two rescues was handled by a CRS crew

Two alerts given at the same time At the same time in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, two helicopters mobilised

The two victims rescued on the same day are doing well. (illustration) — L. Venance/AFP

The soldiers of the high mountain gendarmerie platoon of Jausiers (Alpes-de-Haute-Provence) quickly found themselves overwhelmed on Tuesday. In the early afternoon, they received two alerts at the same time, reports Le Dauphiné.

The first came from Moustiers-Sainte-Marie and the other in the town of Annot. Unable to intervene in both places at the same time, they moved to the first sector by helicopter to rescue a fifty-year-old woman who had just broken her ankle during a hike. .

The second victim airlifted to Nice

The victim was taken in charge by a doctor from the SDIS and transported by helicopter to the hospital of Digne-les-Bains. The other rescue was entrusted at the Alpes-Maritimes CRS, available at; that time. The police went to rescue a climber who had just fallen 5 m high. supported on the spot by the emergency services. A helicopter then transported him. until Nice hospital to undergo several examinations and treat him.