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Search and rescue workers.

Almost Two Hundred Stranded Cars Rescued

Search and Rescue was called in the late hours of Thursday evening to help dig out nearly 200 vehicles that had gotten stuck on Hellisheiði mountain pass during a major winter storm.

Bus Accident

Bus Collides With Snow Plow

Two to three passengers sustained minor injuries when their bus collided with a snow plowing vehicle in Northeast Iceland yesterday afternoon.

Rescue workers

Who Is Responsible For Tourists' Safety?

Smári Sigurðsson, director of the Icelandic Association of Search and Rescue (ICE-SAR) states that it is unclear who bears responsibility for the safety of tourists in many of the country’s most popular destinations.

Týr Icelandic Coast Guard ship

American Sailors Rescued

After sending out a distress signal at 4:30 am this morning, three Americans sailors have been rescued from their yacht in deep water off the southwest coast of Iceland.

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