Wednesday 22 January 2020

Five climbers die in Austrian Alps

A rescue operation was launched after five out of a group of six people died in the Alps
A rescue operation was launched after five out of a group of six people died in the Alps

Five mountain climbers have died in the Austrian Alps, east of Innsbruck.

It was unclear what has happened to a sixth member of the group as rescue efforts involving five helicopters continued.

The climbers died in an accident at Mount Gabler, said the head of rescue services.

Their nationalities and how they died have yet to be determined.

AP

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