Two deaths by avalanche in the Austrian state of Tyrol

At least two people to the life by an avalanche in the Austrian state of Tyrol, near the border with Germany.

According to local police, five people are saved. The avalanche originated at a hotel, that not became damaged by the sneeuwmassa. Also is a road completely covered with snow.

Multiple local media are reporting that there are still people under the snow layer. To how much it exactly is, is unclear.

At the moment only helicopters at the scene of the accident. The rescue operation is still underway.

Earlier this month died also all skiers in France and Italy by an avalanche. They were in the Alps, off piste skiing, when they were raided by the snow.

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