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Tragedy Strikes French Alps as Six People Killed in Avalanche Near Mont Blanc

On Sunday, an avalanche in the French Alps near Mont Blanc killed six people and injured one. Video footage shared by Reuters showed clouds of snow rolling down the mountainside. Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin deployed emergency workers to the scene and one person was sent to the hospital with minor injuries. The local authorities of Haute-Savoie are investigating the cause of the avalanche.