Avalanche kills 4 foreign tourists in Norway



Avalanche kills 4 foreign tourists in Norway Oslo: Police say an avalanche buried six Swiss and French tourists in northern Norway today, killing four of them.

One person was dug out alive and taken to a hospital and another was missing after the snow-slide near Tromsoe on Norway's Arctic coast.

Of the six people struck by the avalanche, one was a French citizen and five were Swiss nationals, Tromsoe police spokesman Morten Pettersen said.

He said rescuers had detected signals from their avalanche transceivers buried in the snow.

PTI