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Four mountain climbers are killed in Central France’s Avalanche.

Four mountain climbers are killed in Central France’s Avalanche.

Four ski mountaineers were tragically killed on Sunday in an avalanche in the Auvergne region of central France.
Three others were injured in the incident, which occurred near the village of Mont-Dore at an altitude of 1,600 meters.
The avalanche struck in the Val d’Enfer, a mountainous area known for its challenging terrain.
A major search operation involving 50 rescuers, including specialized mountain police and avalanche rescue dogs, was launched to locate the victims.
The deceased were members of the French Alpine Club of Vichy and were reportedly using crampons and ice axes when the avalanche occurred around 1:30 pm.
Local authorities have opened an investigation into the incident, and the prefect of the region has expressed his condolences to the families of the victims. Skiers and climbers in the area are being urged to exercise extreme caution.
This is a developing story, and further details will be released as they become available.SOURCE: Avalanche in Central France Kills Four Ski Mountaineers BY: eTurboNews | eTN  

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