Tourist perished after falling in a lake in Sogn og Fjordane

NigardsbreenNigardsbreen.Photo: Berit Roald / NTB scanpix

A man died after falling into Nigardsbrevatnet in Luster municipality in Sogn og Fjordane, reports the police.


The man, together with two other tourists, were hit by an ice block before all three fell into the water.

The other two managed to get themselves back up on land. One of these is a man who has less serious injuries while the woman was physically unharmed.

An air ambulance, search and rescue helicopter and rescue divers from Bergen were summoned, police reported the incident to NTB at 17.10.


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