Avalanche Kills 1 Man in Remote Arctic Norway

January 24, 2015 4:10 PM

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Norwegian authorities say a man has been found dead following an avalanche on the remote Arctic island of Svalbard.

The governor of Svalbard, in a statement, says the body was found 7 kilometers (4.3 miles) south of the archipelago's main town, Longyearbyen. His identity, age and citizenship were not immediately released.

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