July 10, 1996 in Nation/World

Dozens Rescued In S. Africa Snow

Compiled From Wire Services
 

Military helicopters landed in snow 3 feet deep Tuesday to rescue 50 people trapped by South Africa’s heaviest snowfall in three decades.

At least 13 people have died in the sudden storm, which hit five days ago.

More search missions are planned Wednesday for 48 people still missing, most of them hikers in mountains near Johannesburg.


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