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Skeletal Human Remains Found In Southern Swiss Alps


(MENAFN- Swissinfo) As glaciers like the Aletsch (pictured) melt, macabre discoveries come to the surface. © Keystone / Anthony Anex

Two bodies have been found in recent weeks in the high mountains, discovered as glaciers recede under summer temperatures.

This content was published on August 8, 2022 - 17:09 August 8, 2022 - 17:09 SRF/Keystone-SDA/dos

Alpinists found human bones last Wednesday on the Chessjen glacier in the southern canton of Valais, the Blick newspaper reported on Monday. A week before, another body was found on the Stockji glacier near the resort of Zermatt.

In both cases the process of identification of the remains is still underway, a Valais cantonal police spokesman confirmed to the Keystone-SDA news agency.

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