Injured caver rescued in 30-hour effort

Cerknica, 17 April - A 33-year-old local caver was rescued early this morning after being trapped in a newly discovered cave near Cerknica unconscious with severe head injury for 30 hours. Once brought out of the cave, she was taken by a helicopter to Ljubljana UKC hospital for further treatment, a civil protection official has told the STA.

Dolenja vas pri Cerknici
The entrance to Vranjedol Cave through a chasm where a 33-year-old caver was severely injured.
Photo: Rosana Rijavec/STA

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