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Swiss police say 10 people caught in avalanche

Swiss police say ten people have been caught in an avalanche near the southern border with Italy.

world Updated: Mar 26, 2011 19:30 IST

Swiss police say ten people have been caught in an avalanche near the southern border with Italy.

Local police spokesman Jean-Marie Bornet says an eleventh person was able to free himself and raise the alarm.

He told The Associated Press on Saturday that a major rescue operation is currently underway.