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29 Jul
Two climbers who were buried in an avalanche and hit by a blizzard earlier this week in New Zealand survived harsh weather conditions by digging themselves out of the snow, building a cave and feeding on just muesli bars.
26 Jul 2021
Rick Allen was hit by an avalanche while climbing K2, the world's second-highest mountain. The renowned climber was on an expedition for a children's charity.
5 Feb 2020
Rescuers responding to an avalanche in eastern Turkey were hit by another avalanche, killing at least 23 people. Thirty people have been rescued while at least 15 others remain trapped under the snow.
28 Mar 2017
Seven Japanese high school students and a teacher died after an avalanche struck during their mountain climbing trip.
22 Jan 2017
Pope Francis leads prayers for the victims of earthquakes an avalanche which hit Italy and their families, and expressed his encouragement to rescue workers.

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