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1 People Dies and 3 Injures After Avalanche Hit in Switzerland

Updated On 20 Feb, 2019 Published On

A Frenchman of age 34 died overnight after being injured in an avalanche at a famous Alps ski resort. His job was to check the safety of ski slopes.

The 34-year-old was one of four injured people who were rescued after getting into an avalanche on Tuesday, February 19. The avalanche hit a slope on Plaine Morte which is a glacier near Crans-Montana town.

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Valais Police took to Twitter and shared that no more people were found after an overnight search. They continued searching all night but stopped the operation Wednesday morning.

They will continue to search if required, Police said.

As per the report, Nearly 250 rescue workers, including medics, military personnel and police officers, took part in the search. Eight helicopters and a dozen dogs were used for the search operation.

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