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2 skiers die in avalanche in Austrian Alps

AP  |  Berlin 

Authorities in southern Austria say two skiers have been killed in an avalanche in the Alps, the first of the season.

Austrian broadcaster ORF reported that the men were skiing off marked tracks in the tztal region Saturday when they were caught in a snow slide.

ORF reported that one of the men was wearing an avalanche air bag The avalanche warning service in Tyrole state had warned Friday of the increased risk due to heavy snowfall.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sat, November 09 2019. 22:40 IST
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