Three mountaineers are Thursday morning the accident in the Mont-Blancmassief. Probably something went wrong with the rope that they were protected.
There is still a lot of uncertainty about the circumstances in which the three to life. The incident took place Thursday night around 10.30 pm at an altitude of about 3,600 meters.
The three alpinists were attached to the same rope. It is thought to be loose, it sounds to the local police. According to the local station France Bleu are the mountaineers killed by a fall when climbing the mountainsides. The identity of the victims is not yet known.
Last summer, came 14 people in the mountains, and in 2016, there were 9. The top of the massif has a height of 4.810 meters.