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Three skiers killed by avalanche in Pyrenees

AFP  |  Toulouse (France) 

Three French skiers were found dead today in the mountains after being buried by an in an off-area, a said.

The bodies of the three men from western France, aged between 29 and 38, were retrieved by this morning, the local government office in the resort of Cauterets said.

Another died in the resort of Gavarnie in the on Tuesday.

The mountain range between and has seen heavy snowfalls this year, as have the more popular Alps, leading to tempting but treacherous off-conditions where most accidents happen, local authorities warned.

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First Published: Thu, February 15 2018. 18:15 IST