In Austria: Two Dead and seven injured in a rock fall in a ravine

In Austria, have been killed in a rock fall in a ravine, according to the mountain rescue two people. Seven other hikers were part slightly, some seriously inju

In Austria: Two Dead and seven injured in a rock fall in a ravine

In Austria, have been killed in a rock fall in a ravine, according to the mountain rescue two people. Seven other hikers were part slightly, some seriously injured, said a member of the salvage team. The incident occurred in the bear-contactor-clammy at Mixnitz in Styria. Apparently, several pieces of Rock were on Wednesday from the steep walls broken out and had taken the Wanderer. The search for possible further Victims was in the afternoon, still in progress. The identity of the dead and the injured was initially unclear.

In the aid mission were employees of the Alpine police, mountain rescue and the Red cross and the fire brigade. The gorge is very popular with tourists. The limestone walls rise up to 300 meters high in the sky. In the past, around 40,000 visitors came according to the Austrian broadcasting Corporation (ORF) a year to tackle the spectacular, multi-hour hike over dozens of bridges and several Hundred meters in altitude.

Updated Date: 08 July 2020, 14:19

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