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Five Climbers Killed on Russia’s Mount Elbrus

Five climbers died after a blizzard on Mount Elbrus, Europe’s highest peak, Russia’s emergency ministry said Friday. Thursday’s incident occurred when 19 climbers were at an altitude of more than 5,000 meters. Elbrus, located in Russia’s North Caucasus, is the highest mountain in Europe at 5,642 meters. “Unfortunately five people …

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