Two people are in hospital after a passenger ferry ran aground in Ibiza.
A man and child required hospital admission and nearly 40 people needed to be evacuated.
Spain’s maritime rescue service said a helicopter airlifted six people, including one child, all in need of immediate medical attention.
Francina Armengol, the president of the Balearic Islands, confirmed two people were hospitalised.
The rescue service said that the ferry with 35 passengers plus a crew of nine emitted a call for help late on Saturday after it had run aground on an uninhabited islet situated outside Ibiza’s port.
A private boat retrieved 20 more people and the Guardia Civil rescued nine more, according to the service.
The ferry was still stuck on the rocks on Sunday. No cause for the crash was immediately given.
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