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Avalanche Buries 12 in Austria

March 28, 2000

SALZBURG, Austria (AP) _ An avalanche south of Salzburg today buried between 12 and 14 people, rescue officials said.

Six helicopters were assisting rescue crews looking for the victims in the Zell am See area, about 30 miles south of Salzburg, the Austria Press Agency said.

The snow slide came after sunshine followed morning rain.

No other details were immediately available.

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