Avalanche In Swiss Alps: Rescuers Search for Up to 12 People Buried In Snow

Valais police confirmed that several people were buried in an avalanche at a ski station in the Swiss Alps. Local reports claim as many as 12 may be trapped in the snow. Police in the Canton of Valais said there was an avalanche on the Plaine-Morte ski track in the Crans-Montana municipality at about 2:15pm local time on Tuesday, and several people are still buried beneath the snow.

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