Over 6 people died in French ski resort’s avalanche
BBC – At least four people have died in an avalanche at the ski resort of Tignes in south-eastern France, rescuers say.
The group, including a guide, was buried after the wall of snow swept through an off-piste area, local police say.
A search is still underway for anyone else caught up in the disaster.
The 400-metre (1,300ft) wide avalanche occurred at an altitude of 2,100 metres, and struck at a particularly busy time during half-term holidays.
Early reports originally suggested there were nine in the group but local police have now told the BBC the other five are safe after failing to join the excursion.
The resort is popular with British holidaymakers, but local police said the four dead were all French nationals.
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