110 people stuck in Alps

18:21, 9 September 2016

110 people stuck in Alps. Mont Blanc ropeway stopped due to technical problems.

The rescue workers from France and Italy immediately started evacuating the passengers of the ropeway. But due to the bad weather the rescue operation was stopped.

65 people were rescued; the others spend the night in ropeway cabins.

They were given blankets and food. Rescue units guard nearby. Evacuation was resumed this morning.