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Avalanche at Swiss mountain resort

Workers shovel snow out of a restaurant after an avalanche at Santis-Schwaegalp mountain resort, in Switzerland,  January 11.   REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

Workers shovel snow out of a restaurant after an avalanche at Santis-Schwaegalp mountain resort, in Switzerland, January 11. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

Workers shovel snow out of a restaurant after an avalanche at Santis-Schwaegalp mountain resort, in Switzerland, January 11. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
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Snow covers a flipped-over car at Santis-Schwaegalp mountain area after an avalanche, in Switzerland. Appenzell Ausserrhoden Cantonal Police/via REUTERS

Snow covers a flipped-over car at Santis-Schwaegalp mountain area after an avalanche, in Switzerland. Appenzell Ausserrhoden Cantonal Police/via REUTERS

Snow covers a flipped-over car at Santis-Schwaegalp mountain area after an avalanche, in Switzerland. Appenzell Ausserrhoden Cantonal Police/via REUTERS
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Rescue workers use probes to search after an avalanche at Santis-Schwaegalp mountain resort, in Switzerland.  
 REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

Rescue workers use probes to search after an avalanche at Santis-Schwaegalp mountain resort, in Switzerland. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

Rescue workers use probes to search after an avalanche at Santis-Schwaegalp mountain resort, in Switzerland. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
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Snow covers a building door at Santis-Schwaegalp mountain area after an avalanche, in Switzerland.  
 Appenzell Ausserrhoden Cantonal Police/via REUTERS

Snow covers a building door at Santis-Schwaegalp mountain area after an avalanche, in Switzerland. Appenzell Ausserrhoden Cantonal Police/via REUTERS

Snow covers a building door at Santis-Schwaegalp mountain area after an avalanche, in Switzerland. Appenzell Ausserrhoden Cantonal Police/via REUTERS
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A worker shovels snow out of a restaurant after an avalanche at Santis-Schwaegalp mountain resort, in Switzerland. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

A worker shovels snow out of a restaurant after an avalanche at Santis-Schwaegalp mountain resort, in Switzerland. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

A worker shovels snow out of a restaurant after an avalanche at Santis-Schwaegalp mountain resort, in Switzerland. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
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The snow is seen at the Santis hotel after an avalanche hit it in Schwaegalp, Switzerland. COURTESY ARMIN RUSCH/via REUTERS

The snow is seen at the Santis hotel after an avalanche hit it in Schwaegalp, Switzerland. COURTESY ARMIN RUSCH/via REUTERS

The snow is seen at the Santis hotel after an avalanche hit it in Schwaegalp, Switzerland. COURTESY ARMIN RUSCH/via REUTERS
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Snow covers a shuttle bus at Santis-Schwaegalp mountain area after an avalanche, in Switzerland.    Appenzell Ausserrhoden Cantonal Police/via REUTERS

Snow covers a shuttle bus at Santis-Schwaegalp mountain area after an avalanche, in Switzerland. Appenzell Ausserrhoden Cantonal Police/via REUTERS

Snow covers a shuttle bus at Santis-Schwaegalp mountain area after an avalanche, in Switzerland. Appenzell Ausserrhoden Cantonal Police/via REUTERS
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Rescue workers use probes to search after an avalanche at Santis-Schwaegalp mountain resort, in Switzerland.  
  REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

Rescue workers use probes to search after an avalanche at Santis-Schwaegalp mountain resort, in Switzerland. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

Rescue workers use probes to search after an avalanche at Santis-Schwaegalp mountain resort, in Switzerland. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
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Snow covers vehicles at Santis-Schwaegalp mountain area after an avalanche, in Switzerland.   Appenzell Ausserrhoden Cantonal Police/via REUTERS

Snow covers vehicles at Santis-Schwaegalp mountain area after an avalanche, in Switzerland. Appenzell Ausserrhoden Cantonal Police/via REUTERS

Snow covers vehicles at Santis-Schwaegalp mountain area after an avalanche, in Switzerland. Appenzell Ausserrhoden Cantonal Police/via REUTERS
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An aerial view shows the snow-covered landscape after an avalanche at Santis-Schwaegalp mountain resort, in Switzerland. Appenzell Ausserrhoden Cantonal Police/Handout via REUTERS

An aerial view shows the snow-covered landscape after an avalanche at Santis-Schwaegalp mountain resort, in Switzerland. Appenzell Ausserrhoden Cantonal Police/Handout via REUTERS

An aerial view shows the snow-covered landscape after an avalanche at Santis-Schwaegalp mountain resort, in Switzerland. Appenzell Ausserrhoden Cantonal Police/Handout via REUTERS
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A rescue worker takes a picture in front of a snow-covered bus at Santis-Schwaegalp mountain area after an avalanche, in Switzerland. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

A rescue worker takes a picture in front of a snow-covered bus at Santis-Schwaegalp mountain area after an avalanche, in Switzerland. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

A rescue worker takes a picture in front of a snow-covered bus at Santis-Schwaegalp mountain area after an avalanche, in Switzerland. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
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Rescue workers use probes to search after an avalanche at Santis-Schwaegalp mountain resort, in Switzerland.  
  REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

Rescue workers use probes to search after an avalanche at Santis-Schwaegalp mountain resort, in Switzerland. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

Rescue workers use probes to search after an avalanche at Santis-Schwaegalp mountain resort, in Switzerland. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
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A wreckage of a car is seen after an avalanche at Santis-Schwaegalp mountain resort, in Switzerland.  
   REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

A wreckage of a car is seen after an avalanche at Santis-Schwaegalp mountain resort, in Switzerland. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

A wreckage of a car is seen after an avalanche at Santis-Schwaegalp mountain resort, in Switzerland. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
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Workers shovel snow out of a restaurant after an avalanche at Santis-Schwaegalp mountain resort, in Switzerland.  
   REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

Workers shovel snow out of a restaurant after an avalanche at Santis-Schwaegalp mountain resort, in Switzerland. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

Workers shovel snow out of a restaurant after an avalanche at Santis-Schwaegalp mountain resort, in Switzerland. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
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The peak of Mount Saentis (back C) is seen in the background as fire fighters stand in front of a barrier blocking the road to the Santis-Schwaegalp mountain area after an avalanche, in Switzerland.     REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

The peak of Mount Saentis (back C) is seen in the background as fire fighters stand in front of a barrier blocking the road to the Santis-Schwaegalp mountain area after an avalanche, in Switzerland. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

The peak of Mount Saentis (back C) is seen in the background as fire fighters stand in front of a barrier blocking the road to the Santis-Schwaegalp mountain area after an avalanche, in Switzerland. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
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