2 Climbers Died after Falling Over 4,000-Feet Off the South Face of the Matterhorn, Italy

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The 14,692-foot Matterhorn is a serious mountain.

Two mountain climbers died Wednesday, 18th July, after falling some 4,254-feet off the south face of the Matterhorn in Italy, sources told ANSA.

The accident happened at around noon at a height of some 14,436-feet, they said.

A witness saw them fall and alerted the Val d’Aosta mountain rescue service which recovered the bodies and took them to Breuil-Cervinia.

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