Rescue underway for injured man stuck inside cave in German Alps

June 9, 2014 1:53 PM

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Rescue underway for injured man stuck inside cave in German Alps

BERLIN – Rescuers were working Monday to bring out a man stuck deep inside a cave in the German Alps after he was injured by falling rocks, an effort that police said could take days as experts negotiate a tricky labyrinth of vertical shafts and bottlenecks.

A four-member rescue team reached the 52-year-old German cave researcher early Monday inside the Riesending cave system, near Berchtesgaden in Germany's southeastern corner, police said.

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