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27 Jul 2020 | 07:35 PM UTC

Argentina: Avalanche hits ski resort in San Carlos de Bariloche July 27

Argentina News Alert

Avalanche hits ski resort in San Carlos de Bariloche (Rio Negro province) on July 27; one killed and two others injured

TIMEFRAME expected from 7/27/2020, 12:00 AM until 7/30/2020, 11:59 PM (America/Buenos_Aires). COUNTRY/REGION Bariloche

Event

An avalanche struck at a ski resort in San Carlos de Bariloche (Rio Negro province) on Monday morning (local time), July 27, killing one person and injuring at least two others. Officials stated that the avalanche occurred while ski patrol from the resort were carrying out preparatory work prior to the opening of the slopes to the public. The wounded personnel have been transferred to an area hospital with non life-threatening injuries. 

Advice

Individuals present in the San Carlos de Bariloche area are advised to monitor local weather reports, confirm travel reservations, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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