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Avalanche in Iceland injures 1


An avalanche in Dalvík village of Iceland has injured one skier, RUV reports.

The skier was a member of skier group of five people. Others four were unharmed. Injured skier was immediately send to a hospital in Akureyri by travel service helicopter.

Avalanche in Iceland's Dalvik village also blocked the Ólafsfjarðavegur road.

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Catastrophic avalanches in Iceland in 1995 caused huge damages in Súðavík and Flateyri villages and claimed 34 lives.

Original post: Natural Disasters List April 16, 2013