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Man trapped in Germany's deepest cave for 12 days rescued

A caver who has been trapped in Germany's deepest cave for 12 days has been rescued, according to reports. Johann Westhauser, who suffered head injuries, surfaced this morning after a long rescue operation.

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Injured potholer brought of caves alive after 12 days

An injured potholer has been brought out alive from Germany's deepest cave system after twelve days below ground under the Alps.

He was caught in a rock fall and his head injuries meant he could not stand up, let alone climb out by himself. Some seven hundred rescuers were involved in bringing him slowly to the surface.

ITV News reporter Richard Pallot has the details:

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