Italy cable car fall: 14 dead after accident near Lake Maggiore – BBC News

The dead include a child who was earlier airlifted from the Stresa-Alpine-Mottarone crash scene.

Fourteen people, including at least one child, have been killed and another child is seriously injured after a cable car fell on a mountain near Lake Maggiore in northern Italy on Sunday.

The accident happened on a service transporting passengers from the resort town of Stresa up the nearby Mottarone mountain in the region of Piedmont.

Images from the scene show the wreckage lying in a steep wooded area.

Five Israeli nationals were among the dead, Israel’s foreign ministry says.

Source: Italy cable car fall: 14 dead after accident near Lake Maggiore – BBC News