Three skiers were killed and five injured in an avalanche triggered while backcountry skiing at Plan De Gabba in Northern Italy. The scene was describe as sounding like a “battlefield” because people were shouting in different languages. The deceased include an Italian, a German, and a Belgium.
Rueters is reporting the injured include an Italian man, an Italian woman and a man who has not yet been identified who are being treated in hospital. Two Belgians have been discharged from hospital after medical checks and treatment.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the friends and families of the victims.