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Snowboardster die in avalanche in Austria

A 33-year-old snowboardster is Tuesday to life in an avalanche in the Austrian ski resort of Obergurgl. The woman was at 2,500 meters altitude with her brother, off-piste skiing to snowboarding, when a 400-metre-wide sneeuwmassa came loose from the mountain.

The woman could not escape, her brother. Notify the local police. Most likely caused by the woman herself for the avalanche.

After a little more than half an hour could the emergency services, the victim excavation, but they were killed.

In the area the past few days a large lawinerisico due to the frequent snowfall.

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