Tuesday 20 August 2019

Belgian tourist rescued from Giant's Causeway chimney stacks

The Giants Causeway
The Giants Causeway

A Belgian tourist in Northern Ireland has been rescued off the rocks at the Giants Causeway.

The 21-year-old got into difficulty while climbing the iconic chimney stacks at the Co Antrim beauty spot on Monday afternoon.

A rescue operation swung into action and the Coastguard helicopter called to the scene.

The tourist was winched to safety off the rocks.

He was checked over and found not to have suffered any injuries.

Belfast Telegraph

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