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3 die in mountain climbing in western Austria

VIENNA, Aug 8, 2018 (BSS/Xinhua) – Three people died on Wednesday afternoon
in mountain climbing accidents in Tyrol, western Austria, local media
reported.

Two mountain climbers died in the province of Wilden Kaiser, while on a
difficult climbing tour in the mountain. Further information on their
identities and the cause of the accident are still unknown.

Later, another mountain accident happened at Scharnitz, not far from
Innsbruck. The person fell and suffered fatal injuries, said a police
spokeswoman. The search for the body is still underway.

BSS/XINHUA/FI/ 2215 hrs