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Switzerland: Several feared buried as avalanche hits Crans-Montana00:08

Switzerland: Several feared buried as avalanche hits Crans-Montana

Switzerland, Crans-Montana
February 19, 2019 at 18:03 GMT +00:00 · Published

The Crans-Montana ski resort in the Swiss Alps was hit by an avalanche on Tuesday, reportedly burying up to 12 people under the snow.

According to local police, rescue crews are deployed at the area in search of the missing people. Up to 12 people may have been buried in snow by the avalanche.

Local officials reported the incident at around 14:15 local time (13:15 GMT).

Switzerland: Several feared buried as avalanche hits Crans-Montana00:08
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The Crans-Montana ski resort in the Swiss Alps was hit by an avalanche on Tuesday, reportedly burying up to 12 people under the snow.

According to local police, rescue crews are deployed at the area in search of the missing people. Up to 12 people may have been buried in snow by the avalanche.

Local officials reported the incident at around 14:15 local time (13:15 GMT).