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Two hurt as irrigation pool ruptures 

Two people were injured, one of them seriously, when they were washed away by water from an irrigation pool which burst open.

The accident happened in the municipality of La Guancha in the early evening.

The 112 emergency centre received an alert, reporting that the two people had been swept away by the torrent of water.

The irrigation pool was apparently being filled with water when one of the sides fractured.

Medical staff from a local health centre attended to the two injured people until the arrival of an SUC ambulance