“According to the rescue service of the federal state of Vorarlberg, there are no Russians among the victims of the avalanche at the Lech/Zürs ski resort,” RIA Novosti quoted in a statement from the diplomatic mission.
According to the Kronen Zeitung newspaper, eight people were freed from the avalanche, the search for two more continues. About 100 people are involved in the rescue operation, specially trained dogs are involved, as well as helicopters.
Recall that the information about the state of emergency in Austria appeared the day before. The avalanche descended on Sunday in the Lech/Zürs free ski area at around 3:00 p.m. local time. It was reported that around 10 people were buried under the snow, one victim was immediately rescued.