The authorities took this Monday as searches to try a 33-year-old man since Saturday at the Montargil dam, in the municipality of Ponte de Sor (Portalegre), informed the Civil Protection.
A source from the District Relief Operations Command (CDOS) of Portalegre told the Lusa agency that operations, suspended at 7:40 pm on Sunday, were resumed this Monday around 8:00 am.
On Saturday, the man’s daughter, a five-year-old girl, was also rescued from the dam, still alive, but ended up dying.
Source from the GNR that, according to witnesses, parents and guardians of the use of a boat in the reservoir near the campsite.
“The gentleman was in the girl in the girl on the boat. As witnesses, they did not realize what happened next, but they saw the girl’s body in the water and were bathers that the girl could take to land, unconscious, and resuscitation maneuvers were carried out ”, at the time the source later.
The alert for this situation was given to firefighters at 15:06 on Saturday.
Over the course of Sunday, the relief operation and total mobilization of 19 operations, supported by vehicles and four vessels.
In addition to surveillance, the operation has search engines for search engines in the firefighters’ lands in Gavião, Ponte de Sor and Aviação, according to the CDOS.