Avalanche Kills At Least 3 German Skiers In Austrian Alps - Reports
BERLIN (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 13th January, 2019) Three skiers from southern Germany have died and a fourth is missing after an avalanche swept a slope of the Austrian Alps, police told Bavarian media on Sunday.
Bodies of the three men - aged 32, 36 and 57 - were found on Saturday night on a closed piste near the Lech ski resort, the Merkur newspaper said.
Record snowfall has been reported in the Alps for over a week. On the German side, an avalanche cut off the commune of Balderschwang, stranding some 2,000 residents and tourists.