At least four dead in avalanche accident in French Alps

The accident happened on Sunday morning at the Armancette Glacier.

At least four dead in avalanche accident in French Alps

The accident happened on Sunday morning at the Armancette Glacier. The glacier is located in the municipality of Contamines-Montjoie near Mont Blanc. According to the national union of mountain guides, two of the dead are mountain guides. There was no avalanche warning.

The rescue teams also used helicopters and sniffer dogs to search for victims. French President Emmanuel Macron wrote on Twitter that his thoughts are with the victims and their families.

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