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

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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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