Today's Incident | 17-year-old girl climbing one of the towers of a telephone company

17-year-old girl climbing one of the towers, Hezel
17-year-old girl climbing one of the towers

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An ongoing rescue operation was carried out for a 17-year-old girl climbing one of the towers of a telephone company (telco) in Barangay Poblacion, Medellin, Friday morning, September 27, 2019.

A report posted on the official Facebook page of the municipality of Medellin said the decision to shut down power in the town is a safety measure while rescue operation is ongoing for the woman who is seen sitting on the ledge at the topmost portion of the tower.

Police Corporal Marlon Montesclaros, duty investigator, said some citizens had informed them of the incident. The woman has been at the top of the said telco tower since 6:45 a.m.

rescue operation in Medellin, cebusite.com
rescue operation in Medellin, cebusite.com

"Her parents are already in the area while members of the police, the Bureau of Fire Protection, the Armed Forces of the Philippines, and the Medellin Rescue Unit are responding to her," Montesclaros said. | Via WBS (Photo from Municipality of Medellin official Facebook page / Rhajeev Torres)

Those facing huge personal problems or experiencing extreme sadness can reach out to and call Tawag Paglaum Centro Bisaya if they need someone to talk to.

rescue operation in Medellin, cebusite.com
rescue operation in Medellin, cebusite.com

Tawag Paglaum Centro Bisaya is a 24/7 call-based hotline for suicide prevention and emotional crisis intervention established in Cebu. Anyone in Central Visayas experiencing a mental disorder relapse or suicidal thoughts may reach the hotline at 0939-936-5433 or 0927-654-1629.

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