Avalanche in French Alps Hits High-School Group in Deux Alpes Resort

January 13, 2016 6:01 PM

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Avalanche in French Alps Hits High-School Group in Deux Alpes Resort

An avalanche struck a group of high-school students skiing in the French Alps on Wednesday, police said, killing at least two people and seriously injuring five others.

The National Gendarmerie said a massive rescue operation was launched after ten students and their professor were swept up by the avalanche at the Deux Alpes ski resort near Grenoble shortly before 4 p.m. local time (10 a.m. ET).

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