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Deadly avalanche in France

Massif des Écrins
Massif des Écrins

Today, in the afternoon, an avalanche struck in France, at Massif des Écrins, at approximately 4,000 meter’s altitude. At least one group of 8 roped climbers were swept away by the avalanche. 7 of which died from their injuries, 1 person was injured.

The conditions in the area has been ‘winter like’ with a lot of snow.

The area is very popular among amateur climber because of its relatively easy climbing routes.

Daily Mail’s report of the accident.


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