Five hikers have died after they were buried in an avalanche in Austria’s Dachstein Mountains.
An avalanche has killed five people on a hiking tour in Austria.
The five people were believed not to be Austrian, but their identities are still under investigation, a spokeswoman for police in Upper Austria province said.
Broadcaster ORF said on its website that initial indications were the five young victims came from the Czech Republic.
They were on a snowshoeing tour in the Dachstein region when the avalanche occurred about 9.30am local time on Sunday (local time)
A search has ended and found no more victims, police said.
Source: 9News https://www.9news.com.au/world/austria-news-hikers-killed-by-dachstein-mountains-avalanche/415c8bad-ec32-41e5-936d-006a395eabbb