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Avalanche in Austria buries several people.

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On Sunday, 25th December, the Austrian Press Agency (APA) reported that an avalanche in the Lech/Zuers free skiing area in west Austria buried around 10 people. So far, one person has been rescued. The avalanche occurred at around 3pm.

Up to 100 people were involved in the rescue team. Helicopters are also being used in the search and rescue. According to APA, the search and rescue teams have requested headlamps to continue the search in the dark. The resort’s website said on its website that it is currently closed, but released an updated schedule for Monday morning.

Update: All missing people have been found alive.

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