Rescuers abseil from cable car to get to stuck hiker

2017-04-28 22:32
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Cape Town – Rescuers are set to abseil from the Table Mountain Cable Way to get to a man who got stuck above India Venster on Friday evening. 

Wilderness Search and Rescue’s Johan Marais said a technical response team has gained permission from the cable car company to use the it in the operation.

Emergency services received a distress call from the man roughly 20:30 to inform them he was unable to move. 

Marais could not confirm if the man sustained any injuries or how the man got stuck on the mountain. 

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