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Bavaria: Berchtesgaden Alps


Emergency services have discovered a body in the Berchtesgaden Alps. The dead person is believed to be a 60-year-old mountain hiker who had been reported missing.

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View of the Watzmann massif (r.)

Photo: Lino Mirgeler / dpa

Police and mountain rescue rescued a dead hiker in the Watzmann area in Bavaria.

The man fell about 150 to 200 meters in altitude, the police said.

The forces found the body when they were looking for a missing vacationer from the Lake Constance district.

It has not yet been finally clarified whether the dead person is himself, it said.

The 60-year-old was reported missing on Tuesday morning because his family had not reached him since Friday.

The police and mountain rescue service searched in the area of ​​a mountain tour he had planned on the Grünstein and the small Watzmann.

In the course of the day, the body was discovered and recovered at an altitude of around 1700 meters, the police said.

Only two weeks ago, the mountain rescue service on the nearby Hochkalter had to stop a day-long search for a 24-year-old without success.


Source: spiegel

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