7 Fatalities on Slovakia’a Highest Mountain Range

Avalanches killed seven Czech tourists Saturday in Slovakia’s highest mountain range and a German man on a snowshoe tour a day earlier in Switzerland, officials said.

The seven Czech mountaineers hit by the avalanche when they were sleeping early Saturday in the western part of the High Tatras range, Slovak rescue worker Rudolf Zupa said.

Avalanche Kills 7 Tourists in Slovakia
Dec. 31, 2005, 9:04PM


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