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Disappeared while hiking with the family: girl (8) missing on the Bavarian-Czech border

2021-10-11T09:37:18.214Z

An eight-year-old disappeared at the Bavarian-Czech border on Sunday (October 10th). The child was traveling with her family. The search is in progress.



An eight-year-old disappeared at the Bavarian-Czech border on Sunday (October 10th).

The child was traveling with her family.

The search is in progress.

Waldmünchen / Cerchov - In the Bavarian-Czech border region, an eight-year-old girl disappeared without a trace while hiking with her family on Sunday (October 10th).

She has been missing since then.

Since then, intensive search measures have been running around the Czech mountain Cerchov (Schwarzkopf), about two kilometers behind the border, said a spokesman for the Upper Palatinate police headquarters * on Monday morning.

So far, several people search dogs from the Bavarian police, two Bavarian police helicopters and several patrols have been on site to look for the girl.

Eight-year-old girl missing on the Bavarian-Czech border: she was traveling with her family

According to the investigators' findings so far, the parents from the greater Berlin area were hiking on Sunday with their two children and a nephew on the Cerchov near the Bavarian border town of Waldmünchen (district of Cham *).

The police also said that the children went away from their parents to play.

However, the two did not find the three children a little later, which is why they called the rescue workers.

The son and nephew were finally found again, but the eight-year-old girl had disappeared in the late afternoon.

Girl disappears on the Bavarian-Czech border: around 200 emergency services on site

According to information from the Czech news agency CTK, around 200 police officers and firefighters are taking part in the search in the vicinity of Cerchov, the highest point in the Upper Palatinate Forest.

Sniffer dogs and a helicopter with a thermal imaging camera are also in use.

"We followed the route on which the family should have moved with the girl, but without success," said the agency's police spokeswoman.

In the meantime, the search area has been expanded.

The area where the child disappeared is wooded and in the morning the temperatures were around freezing point.

(ly / dpa)

* Merkur.de / bayern is an offer from IPPEN.MEDIA

Source: merkur

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