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Russian Tourist Falls to Her Death in Famous Norwegian Waterfall

Norway's Voringfossen waterfall is one of the country's main tourist attractions and has a drop of 182 meters.

A Russian tourist fell to her death in western Norway's famed Voringfossen waterfall in what police believe was an accident.

The 50-year-old woman was visiting the popular tourist attraction with a tour group when she slipped and fell into the 182-meter waterfall, Russia's Ekho Moskvy radio station reported Monday, citing Norwegian media.

Rescuers spent three hours to retrieve her body from the bottom of the mountain river, eTN Global Travel Industry News reported.

The waterfall, famous for its spectacular views, has seen at least three deaths during the past five years, including a Russian tour bus driver who strayed away from his group and fell from the cliff.

An Austrian woman also slipped and plunged to her death when trying to pose for pictures for her husband at the waterfall three years ago.

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