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    Five French Soldiers Die in Alpine Avalanche

    It’s been a hard winter. The second deadly avalanche in the French Alps in less than a week swept away 13 members of the 2nd Foreign Engineer Regiment today, killing five. Last week, three people died in another snowslide — so far in 2016, including today, avalanches in the Alps have claimed twelve lives — and experts are blaming the trend on unusual snow conditions that could be dangerous for would-be mountaineers throughout the winter.

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