Italy Glacier Hikers Killed

This image released, on Sunday, by the Italian National Alpine and Cave Rescue Corps shows the glacier in Italy’s Alps near Trento a large chunk of which has broken loose, killing at least six hikers and injuring eight others.

ROME (AP) — A large chunk of an Alpine glacier broke loose, Sunday, and roared down a mountain in Italy, sending ice, snow and rock slamming into hikers on a popular trail on the peak and killing at least six and injuring nine, authorities said, warning that the toll might climb.

A local Civil Protection official, Gianpaolo Bottacin, was quoted by the Italian news agency ANSA as providing the toll, but stressing that the situation was “evolving” and that there could be perhaps 15 people missing.

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Jimzan 2.0

You know the scumbags at the Associated Press (IMHO) wouldn't miss a chance to use the term ""climate change"" that's how scumbags roll.

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