Keyword: avalanches

Seven people die in avalanches in the French Alps

Two groups of walkers in the alpine Savoie region of eastern France were separately struck by avalanches on Saturday, when seven of the ramblers were killed and one saved by rescue services.

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Five skiers die in avalanches in French and Swiss Alps

A cross-country skier was the 28th person killed by avalanches in the French Alps this winter, while four Italians died on slopes in Switzerland.

Deadly avalanches sweep French Alps

At least 24 people have died in avalanches in France and Switzerland since Christmas; a similar number have escaped, many with serious injuries.