Couple Fall To Their Death While Taking Selfies At Tourist Attraction In Portugal 7 years ago

Couple Fall To Their Death While Taking Selfies At Tourist Attraction In Portugal

A man and woman have died after falling from a cliff at Cabo Da Roca in Portugal while taking selfies.

The couple from Poland were travelling with their children when the incident occurred on Saturday.

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According to reports, the pair passed security barriers that are in place to keep tourists from the Lisbon cliff edge and slipped as they posed for a photograph.

Cabo de Roca is a popular attraction amongst tourist as it is the most western point of Europe and looks out over the Atlantic Ocean.

On Sunday, a rescue team discovered the Polish couple that had been residing in the country for the last number of years following a search that had to be abandoned on the Saturday due to adverse weather conditions.

The children, aged 5 and 6, are now in the care of Polish diplomats and seeing psychologists.

Lead image via Mashable.