Dead and injured by avalanche

BERN – By an avalanche in the Swiss canton of Valais are three winter sports enthusiasts to the life to come. Two others were slightly wounded and are brought to the hospital.

Rescue workers near the Swiss village of Fiesch.

The five were Saturday, surprised by an avalanche at 2450 meters altitude, reported Swiss media. That happened between the Village and the ski station Fiescheralp.

Other skiers saw that the group under the snow it was buried and alerted the emergency services. Search and rescue flew a helicopter to the area where the winter sports enthusiasts by the avalanche were surprised.

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