Falling ice boulders killed two climbers and hurt nine more on a
peak in southwestern Switzerland on Friday, prompting a major
rescue operation, police said, Trend reports citing Reuters.
Several chunks of ice fell off the Grand Combin mountain in the
Val de Bagnes region of Valais canton, pummelling the climbers
Seven rescue helicopters scrambled to the site, evacuating
others of the 17 climbers who were at the scene in various
The two who died were a 40-year-old French national and a
65-year-old Spaniard, police said. Two of the nine hurt sustained
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