Thursday , 18 July 2019
Home / World / 3 skiers killed, 5 injured in northern Italy avalanche

3 skiers killed, 5 injured in northern Italy avalanche

Friday, 3 March 2017


ROME – 3 skiers were killed and 5 injured when an avalanche swept through a mountain pass on Thursday near the resort of Courmayeur in northern Italy, rescuers said.

The victims were from Italy, Germany and Belgium, police officer Daniele Ollier said.

3 injured people – an Italian man, an Italian woman and a man who has not yet been identified – are being treated in hospital, Alpine emergency service spokesman Walter Milan said while 2 Belgians have been discharged from hospital after medical checks and treatment, Milan said.

Only expert skiers should attempt the narrow pass, which contains exposed rock, police officer Delfino Viglione said.

Source by: Internet

Check Also

Italy’s Daniele Garozzo wins FIE individual foil gold

Tuesday, 9 May 2017 :  Italy’s Daniele Garozzo another impressive victory to his tally by …

AS Roma’s Francesco Totti to retire from playing at the end of the season

Thursday, 4 May 2017 :  Roma striker Francesco Totti will retire from playing at the …

Leave a Reply

WooCommerce Themes Free