France avalanche

In this image made available by Victor Diwisch rescue personnel work at the site of an avalanche at Lavachet Wall in Tignes, France, Monday Feb. 13, 2017.


French rescue workers say a number of skiers have been killed in an avalanche in the French Alps near the resort of Tignes.

It occurred in an area popular among international skiers for its extensive slopes and stunning views, but no information was immediately available about the skiers’ nationalities.

(Victor Diwisch via AP)