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Avalanche kills two Spanish skiers in French Pyrenees

PARIS (Reuters) – An avalanche within the French Pyrenees swept away 5 Spanish skiers on Saturday, killing two, native authorities stated.

The avalanche hit close to the Aragnouet-Bielsa tunnel linking France to Spain. Three of the skiers managed to extract themselves from the snow and have been unhurt.

One skier was killed on the scene and the opposite died after being evacuated to hospital within the metropolis of Toulouse.

On Friday, an avalanche within the French Alps killed 4 individuals.. Their information escaped unhurt and was questioned by police on Friday night. He was launched on Saturday.

(Reporting by Johanna Decorse, Matthias Galante; Writing by Dominique Vidalon; Enhancing by Robin Pomeroy)

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