Six hikers swept away by avalanche in Norway: police
OSLO - Agence France-Presse
AA PhotoSix hikers, possibly French, were swept away by an avalanche in northern Norway today, the local police chief told AFP.
"Around 2:30 pm (1330 GMT), we were informed that an expedition of 12 people had been taken by an avalanche. According to initial, unconfirmed information, six of them were carried away by the avalanche and they could be French," Tromsoe police chief Tor-Einar Eilertsen said.