Body of German hiker retrieved from Indonesian volcano

2017-06-30 22:25
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Berastagi — Indonesian rescuers have retrieved the body of a German hiker who went missing last week on a dormant volcano in western Indonesia.

Search and rescue official Budiawan says the body of Wolter Klaus arrived at the main command post on Friday following a nearly seven-hour relay operation through rugged, forested and hilly terrain and a river.

His father, wife and younger brother received the body at the post.

The 48-year-old from Odenburg was reported missing by his hotel on June 22, a day after he began what should have been a day hike up Mount Sibayak.

His body was discovered on Thursday near a waterfall by five university students who were camping on the 2 200-meter mountain.

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