Woman dies after caravan blown off cliff in Ireland
September 19 2018 05:28 PM
Wreckage of caravan
The wreckage of the caravan. Picture courtesy: Daily Mirror

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A woman died after the caravan she was staying in was blown off a cliff by strong winds in western Ireland, police said.

The victim, who is believed to be between the age of 50 and 60, was found in the wreckage that laid on a coastline below the cliff.
The caravan was lifted from the campsite near the town of Clifden in County Galway around 7:45 am (0645 GMT) Wednesday.
The area was being battered by a severe storm at the time with winds reaching up to 95 kilometres per hour, local media reported.
Irish broadcaster RTE said the woman was Swiss, however police have not publicly named her.

Last updated: September 19 2018 05:28 PM


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