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Accident: Tour Leader Dies in Ice Cave in Kverkfjöll

death-announcementsA man in his fifties died when pieces of ice fell on him in Kverkfjöll near Vopnafjördur in East Iceland between three and four on Monday.

According to, the man who was of foreign origin, was with a group of six tourists in an ice cave when the accident occurred. The others were not hurt. The nationality of the group has not been revealed yet. The group stayed in a cottage in Kverkfjöll during Tuesday night.

A rescue group from Vopnafjördur came to the scene and the Egilstadir police is investigating the case together with the Eskifjördur police.

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