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Horrified as Switzerland avalanche hits marked ski trail; 2 people reportedly in critical condition

Horrified news reaching us indicates that an avalanche has swept through a marked ski trail near Andermatt, Switzerland, putting at least 2 men in serious injury.

4 other victims survived after been saved and dragged out of the snow by the joint force comprising the Police and Rescue team.

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Search is still ongoing at the snowslide after witnesses suggests others could be missing as well.

The Christmas eve didn’t go well for dwellers of this place after the avalanche occurred during late morning, many holiday skiers welcomed mountain sunshine. A spokesperson for the police said it was a massive avalanche.

The German dpa news agency reported that heavy snow has increased the risk of avalanche to level 3 in recent days, which means significant danger.

The Alpine Rescue Service took the two slightly injured people to a hospital.