Man Lies Injured 1,000 Meters Underground : News Photo

Man Lies Injured 1,000 Meters Underground

BERCHTESGADEN, GERMANY - JUNE 11: An information plaque for visitors about the Untersberg cave system and their historic circumstances, near an underground cave where an explorer is lying injured 1,000 meters below on June 11, 2014 near Marktschellenberg, Germany. The man, along with two colleagues, was exploring the Riesending vertical cave, which is over 20km long and up to 1,148 meters deep, when he was struck by rocks and severely injured. Since then specialist rescue workers from Switzerland and Italy have arrived to help with the arduous rescue effort, which could take up to several more days and even weeks. (Photo by Johannes Simon/Getty Images)
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BERCHTESGADEN, GERMANY - JUNE 11: An information plaque for visitors about the Untersberg cave system and their historic circumstances, near an underground cave where an explorer is lying injured 1,000 meters below on June 11, 2014 near Marktschellenberg, Germany. The man, along with two colleagues, was exploring the Riesending vertical cave, which is over 20km long and up to 1,148 meters deep, when he was struck by rocks and severely injured. Since then specialist rescue workers from Switzerland and Italy have arrived to help with the arduous rescue effort, which could take up to several more days and even weeks. (Photo by Johannes Simon/Getty Images)
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June 11, 2014
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