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German tourist dies in climbing accident in Bolivia

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La Paz (dpa) - A German tourist has died in a climbing accident in Bolivia, police confirmed Monday.
The 45-year-old's body was found on Huayna Potosi peak at a height of some 6,088 metres, AFN news agency quoted police colonel Freddy Tambo as saying.
Rescue crews said the man had apparently fallen to his death sometime at the weekend.
Despite its height, the peak, some 25 kilometres north of La Paz, is considered relatively easy to reach from the capital, which has an elevation of 3,640 m ...