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Russia: At least 4 killed in avalanche near Cheget ski resort00:47

Russia: At least 4 killed in avalanche near Cheget ski resort

Russian Federation, Cheget
March 3, 2017 at 14:19 GMT +00:00 · Published

At least four people were killed and one was wounded in an avalanche at the Cheget ski resort in the southern republic of Kabardino-Balkaria, Friday.

The snow slide reportedly swept through the northern hillslope of the Cheget mountain, where skiing is banned, while burying the four victims.

Rescue teams were deployed to the area along with air medical service helicopters.

Russia: At least 4 killed in avalanche near Cheget ski resort00:47
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At least four people were killed and one was wounded in an avalanche at the Cheget ski resort in the southern republic of Kabardino-Balkaria, Friday.

The snow slide reportedly swept through the northern hillslope of the Cheget mountain, where skiing is banned, while burying the four victims.

Rescue teams were deployed to the area along with air medical service helicopters.

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