Austria: 2 Rescued From Alpine Crevasse After Nearly a Day

April 12, 2015 10:55 AM

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Austrian officials say two skiers have been rescued from a crevasse in a glacier high in the Alps after nearly 24 hours.

Mountain rescue spokeswoman Maria Riedler told the Austria Press Agency that the men, an Austrian and a German, were plucked out of the crevasse by helicopter on Sunday morning. She said they were cold but in good condition, and had kept each other awake during the night. They were taken to a hospit...

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