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Indian Kashmir avalanche kills Swiss skier, injures 2


An avalanche in Indian-controlled Kashmir region has claimed life of a Swiss skier and injured two others.

Avalanche occurred in Gulmarg region located 52 kilometers northwest of Srinagar.

An avalanche warning was issued after heavy snowfall on Wednesday.

Avalanches are common in Kashmir region. Avalanche in Kashmir killed an army jawan some days ago.

Original post: Natural Disasters List January 24, 2014