Tourists crushed by NZ glacier

Australian brothers killed after tonnes of ice break off New Zealand glacier.

    The two Australian tourists were killed when massive chunks of ice broke off the glacier [EPA] 

    The two men were killed when an estimated 100 tonnes of ice from an unstable overhang collapsed on top of them.

    The Fox and a neighbouring glacier are popular tourist attractions, attracting more than half a million visitors a year.

    SOURCE: Agencies


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