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Two women hurt in Tallinn TV tower abseil mishap

The 'Teletorn' TV Tower in Tallinn.
The ‘Teletorn’ TV Tower in Tallinn. Image by Heikki Siltala / CC BY 2.0

Two Finnish women sustained injuries on Saturday during an abseil down the’Teletorn’ TV Tower in Tallinn, Estonia. One woman was left with broken bones while the other suffered scratches after a miscommunication between workers at the 175-metre-high tourist attraction led to their ropes being released too quickly. The women have since been released from hospital and the attraction will remain closed while a full investigation is carried out. Read more: yle.fi