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Two dead in French Pyrenees avalanche

AFP · 29 Mar 2014, 19:55

Published: 29 Mar 2014 19:55 GMT+01:00

The three French nationals had gone snowshoeing near the village of Rabat-les-Trois-Seigneurs when the avalanche struck on a 300-metre (1,000-feet) stretch.

One of them, a 27-year-old, managed to extricate himself and alert rescue services despite serious injuries.

The dead are a 25-year-old woman from the southwestern city of Toulouse and a 32-year-old man, also from the region.
 

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