Moscow, January 18th – According to Russian media sources, an avalanche occurred in an alpine ski resort in the Dombai Mountains of the Karachay-Cherkes Republic of Russia on the 18th, and an estimated 4 to 12 people were buried in the snow.
According to Tass, citing the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations, two trailers, a ski equipment rental point and a cafe were also affected by the avalanche.
In addition, sources said that four people were injured.
According to live videos flowing from social networking sites, the avalanche almost completely collapsed the building at the ski equipment rental site, and a building similar to a cafe was almost buried.
In addition, someone lying on the ground at the scene is suspected to be injured.
According to the Russian News Agency, more than 120 rescuers and volunteers have been searching and rescued at the scene.
This is not the first avalanche in Russia this month.
On the evening of January 8, an avalanche occurred at an alpine ski resort in Norilsk Krai, causing many deaths and injuries.