Four Germans die in Swiss avalanche

GENEVA, April 28 — Four German hikers have been killed by an avalanche in the Swiss Alps, police in the southern canton of Valais said today.

The accident took place on Friday in the village of Fieschertal, but bad weather prevented rescue services from finding the victim’s bodies before Saturday, police said.

All equipped with search beacons, and an investigation into their deaths has been opened, they added. — AFP

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