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Five hikers killed by avalanche in Austria

Five hikers killed by avalanche in Austria
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.
Five hikers have died after they were buried in an avalanche in Austria's Dachstein Mountains. (Creative Commons/Ralph Deleja-Hotko)
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.
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