In Switzerland, eight people were trapped in the cave

© Fotolia / Mihai-Bogdan LazarВиды Switzerland. Archival photoIn Switzerland, eight people were trapped in the cave© Fotolia / Mihai-Bogdan Lazar

Eight people were trapped in the cave Helloh in Switzerland due to the rising water level, no one was injured, rescuers are trying to rescue them, said the police of the Canton of Schwyz.

Eight men aged 25 to 55 years old on Saturday morning, went on an expedition for two days in the cave Helloh accompanied by a professional guide, however, due to the increased water level, the panel was unable to leave the cave on Sunday.

To help sent a team of four rescuers. Rescue service contact is blocked by tourists, none of them was hurt. While it is impossible to determine the time when the group will be able to leave the cave.

According to the newspaper Neue Züricher Zeitung, the rescue team has managed to get to the blocked group on the alternative route. This route is rather complicated and is only suitable for professionals, to save the tourists he is not considered, said the representative of police of the Canton. According to him, the tourists are in good condition, they have enough food and drink, they receive psychological help.

Cave Helloh in the muota valley is considered one of the longest in the world, the newspaper notes.