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Three Czech tourists rescued by helicopter in the mountains of Albania

On Sunday morning, three Czech tourists were stranded in the mountainous region between the villages of Tess and Valbona in the Albanian Alps. According to the Czech news agency, local police and rescuers went to the scene immediately. Due to the rugged terrain, the Czechs could not drive to the area where they arrived and had to be rescued by helicopter.

The mountain wilderness around Tess, with rock peaks up to 2,400 meters high, is a popular destination for tourists from Western and Central Europe, especially the Czech Republic. The fact that three Czech students disappeared in the area in 2001 and two Czech tourists were killed in the mountains of northern Albania in 2015 discouraged Czechs from traveling there. did not.

https://english.radio.cz/three-czech-tourists-rescued-helicopter-albanian-mountains-8755540 Three Czech tourists rescued by helicopter in the mountains of Albania

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