Austrian police say 12 skiers caught in avalanche

BERLIN -- Police in Austria say 12 skiers from the Czech Republic have been caught in an Alpine avalanche.

Tirol police spokesman Helmut Schuetz said Saturday that "some" of the skiers had been killed but was not immediately able to say how many.

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Schuetz says the incident happened in the Wattener Lizum region about 30 kilometres southeast of Innsbruck.



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