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Climber injured in bluies after 30m fall 2/Jan/13 3-Jan-2013 At 2:13:46 PM FatCanyoner
On 3/01/2013 mikllaw wrote:
>What do we actually know about the accident? Not much:-
>- From the news report itís probable that 2 people fell and were hurt.
>- We donít know if they were climbing, abseiling, or walking. If someone
>is hurt near a cliff, the media tends to call it a rock climbing accident
>and the victims tend to be called rock climbers.
>- Itís hard to know where the accident occurred, Horne Point could be
>the place where the accident occurred, or simply where the emergency squad
>accessed the cliff base.
>-The quoted distances fallen may or may not be correct.

That is why I included the official statement as released by the police who responded to the accident. It is not based on media speculation, it is a statement -- signed off by a local Inspector -- outlining the basic details of what happened. Not how much further up the food chain it needs to be for you. Do you want the Police Commissioner to go out there to confirm they were climbing? Read the statement again...

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