climbing accident in Namibia

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Lubags
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climbing accident in Namibia

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xandey
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I did find this Afrikaans article which the google translation seems to indicate it has some pertinence. Maybe someone knows the people up there.

http://www.republikein.com.na/ongelukke ... ppe.201994
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I emailed the journalist of the orginal article asking for details, but have not received any reply yet.
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More news links:

"It is reported that Pacchiana slipped and fell on a rock at the Spitzkoppe, breaking his neck in the process."
http://www.namibiansun.com/content/nati ... spitzkoppe

http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Glob ... 410921.php
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