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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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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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Georgia hit by storm: damages, avalanches and landslides

The storm, which has already caused a significant damage to the infrastructure in almost all regions of Georgia, continues to rage, according to the statement of the country's Emergency Management Service posted on the Facebook page. …

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Avalanche warning issued in Dagestan and Ingushetia

The Southern Regional Center of the Ministry of Emergencies of Russia has issued a warning in connection with the increased danger of avalanches in the mountains of the North Caucasus. According to the Ministry of Emergencies, the …

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Avalanche sweeps away skier in Dombay

A rescue operation is being carried out to find a skier who provoked an avalanche in Karachay-Cherkessia Dombay resort. It is specified that the signal about the descent of snow masses was received by the Ministry of Emergency …

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Dagestan rescuers warn of avalanche danger in mountains

Four districts of Dagestan- Tsuntinsky, Tsumadinsky, Akhtynsky, and Bezhta - are on alert with heavy snowfalls, there is a risk of avalanches, the press center of the republican department of  EMERCOM reported today. The danger of …

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