Dozens of people freed from popular cable car, Cologne

Dozens of people freed from popular cable car, Cologne

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More than a hundred people Sunday afternoon in Cologne to get stuck in a cable car over the Rhine river walk. Meanwhile, there are 76 people liberated.

According to German media, is a gondola partly from the guidance system is shot.

The cable car went Sunday afternoon around 15.30 hours break. Firefighters from several German cities, including Düsseldorf and Aachen, are called to help the victims. That is not easy because of the hard wind.

A part of the people could with ladders to be released, other victims are abseilend from the gondolas met.

The Kölner Seilbahn is one of the most popular attractions of Cologne, because of the view over the city. It connects the zoo to the Rheinpark on the other side of the Rhine.

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Time of placing
16:37 – 30 July 2017

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