Four Die In Swiss Alps Avalanches

Four Die In Swiss Alps Avalanches

Via AFP:

Four skiers were killed and another was in a critical condition after a series of avalanches hit the Alps in southern Switzerland Sunday, Swiss media reported.

Three of the victims, including a guide, died when a wall of snow bore down on a group of cross-country skiers in the canton of Valais, critically wounding another, public broadcaster RTS reported.

A fourth, a 34-year-old Swiss man, was killed as he skied off-piste in the same canton, Valais police told the ATS news agency.

The deaths came two days after mountain rescue workers in the canton cautioned that there was an especia

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