A British teenager involved in a landslide in Australia who killed her father and younger brother has been released from hospital.
The 15-year-old girl was traveling with her family in the Blue Mountains of New South Wales when they were caught. Accident along Wentworth Pass On monday.
He was the only member of the group to leave without any serious injuries and was admitted to hospital for observation after treatment for shock.
His father, a partner in the British law firm Mehrab Nazir and his nine-year-old brother were killedWhen his mother, Anastasia Nazir, and his 14-year-old brother received “significant injuries to the head and abdomen.”
Mrs Nazir, 50, underwent surgery and on Tuesday, she was still in critical condition in an intensive care unit.
The teenage boy also underwent surgery and is now in stable condition, according to the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network.
The family of five was on vacation AustraliaSome of the four million tourists visit Blue Mountain National Park every year.
New South Wales Ambulance spokesman Stuart Clark said emergency services were called to Wentworth Pass around 1.40pm after someone in or near the group contacted them.
Police helicopters, local officers and an expert rescue team were deployed to the dense undergrowth about a 90-minute walk from the car park.
Blue Mountains Area Command Detective Superintendent John Nelson called it “a tragic scene” and said a “very distressed” girl was seen walking.
Mrs. Nazir and two teenagers were taken out of the valley along the Wentworth Falls hiking track by a rescue helicopter.
The bodies of Mr Nazir and his son were removed from the area the next morning and the track has been closed to the public ever since.
The hiking track is closed and an investigation is underway
New South Wales Premier Dominic Perotet said he would seek advice on whether the walkway should have been opened due to recent heavy rains.
Mr Perrotte told the Australian Broadcasting Corporation on Tuesday that “these tragedies happen so often we will do everything we can to keep people safe.”
“Of course, Blue Mountain is a place where people love trekking. It is one of the wonders of the world, but when these tragedies occur, no government will be spared. “
The New South Wales Department of Environment and Heritage has announced a “comprehensive review” of what will happen.