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Avalanche cut off villages in Dagestan

As a result of an avalanche in the Tlyaratinsky district of Dagestan, a section of the road that leads to three settlements was blocked. According to the regional emergency department, the avalanche blocked the passage to 29 settlements in the …

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Avalanche danger high in Kuban

The press service of the EMERCOM Main Directorate of the Krasnodar Territory reports an elevated avalanche risk in the Kuban mountains. Avalanches are possible in the mountains of Sochi from 18:00 today, January 30, until 18:00, …

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Extreme skier dies in Elbrus region

A skier from the Moscow region killed in an avalanche on Mount Cheget in the Elbrus region, the press service of the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Emergencies of the Russian Federation for Kabardino-Balkaria reports. According to …

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Avalanches kill 12 in mountainous area near Tehran

The bodies of 12 mountain climbers have been recovered following an avalanche caused by blizzards north of the Iranian capital, Tehran, according to a Red Crescent official and Iran's state-run Iran News Agency (IRNA). The avalanche …

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Death toll of two avalanches in Turkey reaches 41

The death toll after two avalanches hit the mountainside near Turkey's eastern border with Iran in 24 hours has increased to 41 people, News.am reported citing CNN. Rescue work continues at the scene. They involved 180 people, 23 …

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Second Turkey avalanche kills dozens of rescuers

Two avalanches in eastern Turkey have killed 38 people, most of them buried by the second snowslip while working to rescue victims of the first, officials said on Wednesday, Al Jazeera reports. Some 300 emergency service workers were …

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Second avalanche in Turkey kills rescuers reaching victims

At least 21 people were killed in Bahcesaray, Turkey's province of Van, today when they were struck by a second avalanche as emergency crews worked to rescue victims buried in the snow from a separate avalanche the night before, Turkey's …

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Avalanches kill almost 10 people in Jammu and Kashmir

Three soldiers have been killed and one is missing after an avalanche hit an army post in Jammu and Kashmir's Machil sector in Kupwara district on Monday. Another soldier is in hospital with injuries. In a separate incident on …

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Transсaucasus highway cleared and opened

The Transcaucasus highway was opened to traffic six days after it was closed due to the avalanche danger, the office of engineering and highway operations ‘Caucasus’ reports. The clearing of avalanches from the road in the …

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Avalanches cut Georgia off Russia

Traffic of all types of vehicles along the Georgian Military Road has been stopped on the Vladikavkaz - Verkhny Lars section in connection with bad weather conditions on the territory of Georgia, the Directorate of the Ministry of Emergency …

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Almost 100 trucks blocked near Verkhny Lars

Over 90 trucks are waiting to pass the Verkhny Lars crossing post that was closed due to the danger of avalanches, the Directorate of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Russian Federation for North Ossetia reported. Traffic of …

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Avalanches covered Transcaucasian highway

According to the report of the Directorate of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Russian Federation for North Ossetia, the Transcaucasian highway cannot be cleared due to avalanches regularly descending on the route. “Due …

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Tourists asked to avoid mountains in Crimea

The head of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Crimea, Sergey Shakhov, said today that tourists were advised to temporarily refuse to visit the Crimean mountains after the incident with the blockade of more than 300 tourists on Ai-Petri …

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