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Schoolchildren Killed In French Alps Avalanche

Rescue workers say all members of a school group hit by an avalanche in the French Alps have been accounted for.

By Ben Lawson | January 13, 2016

At least three people are dead after an avalanche in the French Alps hit a group of schoolchildren and a Ukrainian tourist.

Two other students and the teacher sustained serious injuries after the avalanche.

The incident occurred at the Les Deux Alpes ski resort near the Italian border. A 14-year-old was reportedly one of the people found dead.

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All other members of the school group have been accounted for by rescue teams.

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