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Six climbers die after fall on France's Mont Blanc

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Six French climbers have died after a terrifying 250-metre fall from Mont Blanc, officials said Wednesday, one of the worst accidents in a decade on Europe's highest mountain.  

A photo taken on July 16, 2014 from the Brevent mountain shows a view of the Mont-Blanc mountain, in the French Alp

"We are certain that the climbers unfortunately died on the spot after a fall of around 250 metres (800 feet)," rescue police spokesman Frederic Labrunye told reporters.

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