Belgian tourist missing for three days in the Azores

A Belgian tourist has been missing since Sunday in the Azores, a Portuguese archipelago in the Atlantic Ocean, local media reported on Tuesday, citing police reports. 

The 54-year-old man disappeared on a hiking trail on the island of São Miguel. Police were informed of the disappearance by a companion of the missing tourist. 

A special police unit with search dogs initially searched the trail, but then expanded the search area to include the tourist area of Lagoa do Fogo, a crater lake in a volcano. Local firefighters are helping with the search and police are appealing for information. 


Crater lake Lagoa do Fogo, Sao Miguel Island © PHOTO IMAGEBROKER

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