Home Tags Avalanche
KATHMANDU, Nepal - A massive avalanche hit a team of climbing group of French, Germans, and Italians who were reportedly near the top of Manaslu Peak also known as Kutang.
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (eTN) - The chances of survival of more than 130 Pakistani soldiers buried under 80 feet of snow in a remote area in the north when an avalanche hit their camp are rare and meager.
ISLAMABAD - More than 130 Pakistani soldiers are buried under 80 feet of snow in a remote area in the north when an avalanche hit their camp.
Four people were killed and five injured yesterday when the 11-strong group were caught by the avalanche on the 12,200-foot (3,730-meter) Mont Velan in the Pennine Alps near the Swiss-Italian border.
MOSCOW - Ten people were killed when a helicopter carrying snowboarders was hit by an avalanche after landing on a ski slope in Russia's Far East, a spokeswoman for the Emergency Ministry said.
CHENGDU - Two Russian tourists were reported missing in a scenic mountain in southwest China's Sichuan Province after an avalanche, said local authorities on Saturday.