In the Alps, killed 7 climbers
Officials said that the 7 climbers died in two separate incidents in the Alps. 5 Austrian climbers killed in the Alps, told CNN the head of the government of the province of Zell am see Martin Raholp. According to the emergency center, the other two died in the Italian Alps.
Raholp, said it is suspected that the climbers were German citizens, adding that the details still appear. According to Dr. Egbert Ritter, trauma surgeon from AUVA hospital in Salzburg, Austria climbers fell 300 metres (1,000 ft) on a glacier near the town of Krimml.
The sixth climber 60 - year-old man is in intensive care in the hospital, but his injuries are not life-threatening, Ritter said. Six helicopters were on the scene, he told CNN. According to him, the climbers fell about 1.5 km South of the mountain huts under the name of Zittauer Hutt at an altitude of about 3000 meters. Two more climbers were seriously injured, including a 14-year-old boy being treated in the hospital of Trento. Officials said that rescue groups have been used 3 helicopters.