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Two people and American teenager killed in avalanche close to Zermatt resort in Switzerland

An avalanche near the Swiss resort of Zermatt claimed the lives of an American teenager and two others, according to police on Tuesday.One person was taken to the hospital with bad injuries by helicopter.

The big snowslide happened around 2 in the afternoon. On Monday, in a place called Riffelberg, off the main skiing routes, above the town and below the famous Matterhorn mountain. Rescuers found three dead people and a 20-year-old Swiss man who was hurt while skiing.

Police in Valais canton said a 15-year-old American boy and two other people were victims, but they haven’t been identified yet. They did not share any more information, but they do not know who the woman is right now.

The police are looking into what happened.

Five people from a Swiss family were found dead last month after they went missing while skiing near the Matterhorn in bad weather. The search for the sixth missing person was stopped by the authorities after a few days.

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