Six individuals killed in big ice avalanche in northern Italy
At the least six individuals have been killed and eight others injured when a piece of glacier ice broke free and slid down a mountainside in northeastern Italy on Sunday.
The ice crashed into a bunch of greater than a dozen hikers who have been making their away throughout a preferred path. 10 individuals are reportedly nonetheless lacking.
5 rescue helicopters and dozens of Alpine search and rescue specialists, together with rescue canine, have been deployed to the scene on the Marmolada mountain within the Dolomites.
“The glacier destabilized at its base because of the giant availability of melting water after weeks of extraordinarily excessive and above common temperature,” the Alpine-Adriatic Meteorological Society wrote on Twitter, additionally posting video of the ice avalanche.