Salinas surfer saves Mexican tourist couple from drowning

Andrés Torres from Mexico and Jessica Guzmán from Mexico, both 20, enjoyed the sea and the sun in the La Lobería sector, in Salinas, last Sunday afternoon. At an unexpected moment, the two young people were dragged offshore by several waves. The incident occurred just after 5:00 p.m. Some people observed the fact from the tourist viewpoint site. José Luis Mazón was one of them. He said that when he saw the two people moving away from the shore, a young man asked for a Boogie board and threw himself into the sea to try to save the couple, who were already 150…

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