Avalanche collapses in Norilsk, five people feared under snow, including two kids

Avalanche collapses in Norilsk, five people feared under snow, including two kids
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  • calendar-gray 08 January 2021

An avalanche has collapsed near Norilsk, with five people feared trapped under snow, a source in emergency services told TASS, APA reports.

"An avalanche has collapsed near Norilsk, with preliminarily five people, including two kids, [being] trapped under snow," the source said.

A representative of press service of Russia’s Emergencies Ministry told TASS that a snowdrift occurred in the area of the ski resort Gora Otdelnaya (Separated Mountain) at 8:30 pm Moscow time. Five houses with people inside were snowed in.

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