June 29, 2016 / 1:12 PM / in a year

Rescuers find schoolchildren lost in Welsh mountains

LONDON (Reuters) - Police said rescuers had found 20 schoolchildren who had become lost on Wednesday in the Brecon Beacons, a mountainous area in Wales.

“We are pleased to confirm that following a search and rescue operation on the Brecon Beacons this afternoon, all 26 members of the party involved have been accounted for,” a police spokesman said.

“It is also very pleasing that no one was injured, but as a precaution they are being taken to hospital to be checked.”

Reporting by Estelle Shirbon and Michael Holden; editing by Stephen Addison

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