An avalanche descended in central Austria and covered a group of skiers, AP reports. The disaster took place in the Tweng region (Salzburg province) this Saturday.
As a result of the avalanche, eight people climbing the slope found themselves under a snow slab. Three skiers were completely covered with snow, they could not get out. Two of them were pulled out thanks to search devices, one was dead, and the other died in the hospital. The third victim was found some time later.
The dead are Austrian citizens aged 19-24.
Two more people were injured, they were taken to the hospital.