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Bodies of British father-and-son tourists recovered after Australia landslide


The bodies of a father and son killed in a landslide while on holiday from the UK to Australia’s Blue Mountains have been recovered by police. A New South Wales Police spokesperson confirmed to the PA news agency that the bodies of the 49-year-old man and his nine-year-old son were winched out by PolAir around 9.30am on Tuesday. Five members of the same family, on holiday from the UK, were caught in the landslide on Monday. The mother and another son are in a critical condition in hospital. New South Wales premier Dominic Perrottet called the incident “tragic” and said he would be seeking advice as to whether the walking track should have been open given recent heavy rain.

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