Missed Skier Found Dead

Bovec, 28 April - The skier who fell down a precipice on Friday while skiing down the slopes of the Kanin ski resort in NW Slovenia was found dead on Friday night. As rescue authorities reported yesterday, the skier was skiing 150 metres outside the designated area and fell 160 metres deep into the precipice. Rescue teams, who were searching for the skier with the assistance of two helicopters and over 20 men, are to recover the body on Saturday morning, Radio Slovenia reported.

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