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3 Dutch skiers killed in Austrian Alps avalanche

An avalanche near the Austrian ski resort of Soelden on Thursday killed three people from the Netherlands who were on a skiing and hiking trip, authorities said. Another person was rescued and taken to a hospital. AMERICAN TEEN AMONG 3 KILLED IN AVALANCHE NEAR POPULAR SWISS RESORT Police said a group of 17 people from the Netherlands, accompanied by four …

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American teen among 3 killed in avalanche near popular Swiss resort

An American teenager and two other people were killed in avalanche near the Swiss resort of Zermatt, police said Tuesday. One person was flown to a hospital with serious injuries. The avalanche occurred at about 2 p.m. Monday in an off-piste area of the Riffelberg, above the resort and below the famed Matterhorn peak. Rescuers recovered three bodies and the …

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Colorado roof avalanche buries two teens, one seriously injured

A roof avalanche from a Colorado home left two teens buried in the snow, while one was seriously injured, according to officials. The Colorado Avalanche Information Center (CAIC) said the two teens were playing outside a home in Breckenridge, Colorado when snow came rushing down the roof. The teens were partially buried in the snow, one of whom was seriously …

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