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Swedish climbers lost on Mount Elbrus found alive

September 09, 2015, 21:45 UTC+3 NALCHIK

The two alpinists are alive and feeling good, the rescuers say

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NALCHIK, September 9. /TASS/. Russian emergency services have found missing Swedish climbers, got lost on Mount Elbrus, the highest peak in the Caucasus Mountains and in Europe, due to bad weather conditions, rescuers team’s representative told TASS on Wednesday.

"The two alpinists, who got lost earlier on Wednesday, are found," official said. "They are alive and feeling good. Now they are descending accompanied by the rescuers."

The climbers got lost at the height of around 4,500 meters above sea level due to poor visibility. Four rescuers conducted searching operation.

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