Two Climbers Seriously Injured in Bulgaria's Pirin Mountain

Society | February 17, 2014, Monday // 17:47
Bulgaria: Two Climbers Seriously Injured in Bulgaria's Pirin Mountain Vihren peak in Pirin, Bulgaria. Photo by

Two climbers have been injured after falling off a cliff in Bulgaria's Pirin mountain.

The signal for the incident was received at 4.20 pm, Monday, BGNES News Agency informed.

According to the preliminary information, the two climbers fell while climbing near Vihren peak (2914 m.). One of them, a 14-year-old boy who was climbing with his father, is critically injured.

A team of the Mountain Rescue Service (MRS) will help for the transportation of the injured to the mountain resort of Bansko.

The MRS refused to provide information on the incident until the rescue operation is over.

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