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Tenerife tourists were "in trouble"

February 11 2007
15:29

In the north of the Spanish island of Tenerife is not just a tragedy occurred - a large group of tourists entered in a specially constructed cave, out of which turned out to not be so easy. In place initsdenta summoned rescuers.

Now, according to preliminary data, in the cave are still 15 people - they stay at a distance of approximately 1300 meters from the exit to the surface. Another 14 tourists from the same group were able to escape on their own, and now their condition is not serious.

It is worth noting that the cave "Piedra de la Pigs" was dug about 200 years ago to collect drinking water, and it is a likeness of the corridor is almost 3 km in length, 1.9 meters high and 1.8 meters in height.

Notably, in 1964, a cave has been closed to irregular visits and is not yet clear whether there penetrated tourists, either legally or illegally crawled inside, reports AFP.

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