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1 Dead in Avalanche in Norway's Remote Arctic Svalbard Archipelago

An avalanche smashed into houses on the remote Arctic archipelago of Svalbard and authorities said one person has been killed and nine others injured. Hospital spokesman Per-Christian Johansen said a local man is dead and nine other people have been hospitalized, including four children. He said two children and one adult are in serious condition. The avalanche hit a day after a huge storm that the local daily Svalbardposten said had winds up to 95 kph (60 mph) and was the worst in 30...

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