Man jumps off cliff of Lion Rock and dies

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30th May 2019 – (Hong Kong) At 2.24pm today, police received a report of a man who jumped off the cliff of Lion Rock.

Firefighter and police officers hiked up the mountain to search for his body. Helicopter from Government Flying Services was deployed to assist in the search operation. After 4 hours, firefighters found his body 200 meters below the top of the clip.

He was lifted and sent to Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital for emergency treatment before being pronounced dead.

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