Geneva – A day avalanche lifted skiers when it rolled along the slope at the popular ski resort in the Alps on Tuesday. the authorities said. Approximately 250 rescuers, members of the medical team, police officers and servicemen supported by eight helicopters and dozens of search dogs were deployed after an avalanche on Mount Plein, the mountains in Crans Montana, officials said. was in critical condition after being pulled out of the huge snow that shed on the ski slope of Kandahar, said commander Christian Valonet of the regional police Vale.
Approximately half the avalanches at 920 yards made a direct blow to the ski slope, he said.
"Witnesses said that other people could be buried beneath the balloon
He did not continue to seek and did not ask questions to reporters.
" What matters to intervention teams is that we do our best to check if people remain buried under an avalanche. This is our top priority, "he said. "The second is to take care of the seven wounded the best we can."
A Waley police spokesman, Steve Leger later explained that the police did not assess how many people could be trapped under snow.
The signal sounded shortly before 14:30, a minute after the avalanche hit a slope in Crans Montana, located 114 miles east of Geneva.
Attorney Vale Katherine Seppey stated that the authorities were investigating what provoked an avalanche, referring to the weather conditions or the behavior of skiers, as to the possibilities. which is relatively low on its 5-point scale.
Michel Vizino, who runs the La Violette restaurant at the gondola rising to the top, said that he had heard an avalanche, but did not see her. The video from the site showed the skiers on the slopes above the chunk of snow after the avalanche.
A representative of the event, Ugo Steinegger, said that two companies of the Swiss military – a total of about 180 people – were deployed for racing, were quickly deployed to an avalanche to help with salvation
He said an avalanche is expected to affect the beginning of the event, which begins with the training sessions on Thursday.