Six killed in Avalanche in Tibet

Last Updated: Friday, February 8, 2013 - 18:33

Beijing: Six people, part of a rescue team, were killed in an avalanche in southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region, Chinese Ministry of Civil Affairs said on Friday.

The six victims were members of a rescue team that was on their way to rescue two herdsmen.

The team consisted of seven local residents in a village in the Zanda County of Ngari Prefecture.

The other villager in the rescue team is currently in a deep coma, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.


First Published: Friday, February 8, 2013 - 18:33
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