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Drunks trying to break into a friend's apartment for a prank had to be rescued after they climbed up builders' scaffolding to get in through a window but got trapped on the roof of the 20-storey block, say firefighters in Tier, Germany.

"They started climbing and lost count of the floors because they'd been drinking so heavily. Karl Schmidt and his friend Robin Beck eventually got to the roof but were so confused they couldn't get down and called for help," said a spokesman.

German Herald





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