Four people were killed in an avalanche in the French Alps

Nine people were under the rubble as a result of avalanches in the French Alps (Savoie region). It is reported BFMTV on Monday, February 13.

The alarm came in at 11:00 local time (13:00 GMT). About an hour later at an altitude of 2100 meters, the rescuers managed to locate a group of four skiers. As noted, two of them were dead, the survivors were taken to the hospital, one of them is in intensive care.

The TV station says that they went skiing outside of trails.

At the same time, local newspaper Dauphiné Libéré reports at least four dead. Search another five people continue. The operation involved helicopters and the group of climbers-rescuers.

6 February it was reported that the victims of a descent of several avalanches in the mountainous regions of Afghanistan and Pakistan were more than 100 people. The largest number of deaths was noted in Nuristan province on the Pakistani border: there the snow was completely buried two villages.