South Tyrol: couple dies from an avalanche while skiing

Two skiers were killed in an avalanche in South Tyrol in northern Italy in the afternoon. Italian media reported that they were caught by the snow masses in a ski area on the Schnalstal Glacier. The accident occurred over the place Maso Corto at an altitude of more than 2000 meters.

The victims were reportedly a couple from the region. According to the police, mountain rescuers were on duty to search for the two buried victims. For the 65-year-old man and the 52-year-old woman, any help came too late.

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