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Avalanche kills 3 in Russian ski resort

14-year-old boy seriously injured, rescue operation still underway

Dmitri Chirciu   | 09.01.2021
Avalanche kills 3 in Russian ski resort

MOSCOW

Three people were killed after an avalanche hit a ski resort in Russia's Arctic city of Norilsk Friday night.

The Emergency Situations Ministry said bodies of two adults and a child were found during a rescue operation after heavy snow slid down the Gora Otdelnaya ski complex. A 14-year-old seriously injured boy was taken to hospital.

A search operation is still underway while an investigation into the incident has been launched.

*Writing by Rabia Iclal Turan

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