Czech mountaineer dies in High Tatras

A Czech mountaineer has fallen to his death in the High Tatra Mountains in Slovakia while a fellow climber suffered serious injuries. The two were climbing in a popular area known as the Lomnický Shield. The men were spotted in a valley below early on Saturday by Polish climbers. A helicopter with medical help was dispatched to the scene and the survivor was taken to hospital. The cause of the accident is not yet known.

Author: Jan Velinger