One body was pulled out from under the avalanche in Russia

Rescue teams pulled out one body from under an avalanche on a ski slope on Musa Ahitara Mountain, in the Russian region of Karachay-Cherkessia, the Ministry of Emergency Situations announced.

The Ministry stated that the avalanche hit the ski slope in Dombaj and that the search for others continues. There are believed to be about 12 people under the snow.

Two trailers in which ski equipment was rented disappeared under the snow and one cafe was damaged. More than 230 people participated in the rescue operations. The avalanche was 300 meters long, according to TASS.

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