Austria avalanche kills 3 skiers; 2 ski patrollers die in France
BERLIN – Three German skiers have been killed in an avalanche in Austria and a fourth is missing, police said Sunday as snowfall set in again in the Alps. In France, two ski patrollers were killed when the devices they use to trigger avalanches exploded.
The two accidents brought to at least 26 the weather-related deaths reported in Europe this month.
The bodies of the three Germans were recovered Saturday evening.
Marchers mark the 100th anniversary of the deaths of Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht in Berlin on Sunday.