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Many skiers swept away by avalanche at French ski resort -emergency workers
March 7, 2017 / 10:31 AM / 9 months ago

Many skiers swept away by avalanche at French ski resort -emergency workers

LYON, France March 7 (Reuters) - Many skiers were swept away by an avalanche at Tignes ski resort in the French Alps on Tuesday, first aid workers told Reuters.

A police spokesman quoted by local newspaper Le Dauphine said several people were buried by the avalanche that came down on a busy ski slope. (Reporting by Catherine Lagrange; wirting by Adrian Croft, editing by John Irish)

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