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Austrian glacier accident claims sixth victim as sole survivor dies

Contributed by NAMPA / DPA.

Vienna (dpa) - The only survivor from a group of six Alpinists who plunged down an Austrian glacier slope has died in hospital, a police spokeswoman confirmed Tuesday in Salzburg.
The German mountaineers had tied themselves together with a rope on the Gabler mountain on August 27 when one of them slipped on the smooth frozen surface.
He pulled the others along, crashing 200 metres down over ice and rubble before they fell into a crevice.
While five died on the spot, one 75-year-old member ...

 

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