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Austrian alpine avalanches kill six people

WorldNews Sunday, 8 March 2020
Austrian alpine avalanches kill six peopleSix people have been killed in two separate avalanches in the Austrian Alps, Austrian authorities said. In the Dachstein area, a group of mountains located on the border of Upper Austria and Styria, a group of five snowshoers were swept away by an avalanche around 9.30am on Sunday, local media reported. The hikers were believed to be from the Czech Republic. Download the new Independent Premium app Sharing the full story, not just the headlines Download now Emergency services were called immediately by witnesses but were not able to save the victims. In the Grossglockner area of southwestern Austria, a policeman died during an alpine training session after a separate avalanche hit....
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