Five people saved from avalanche in Poland

Tatra Volunteer Search and Rescue (TOPR) personnel transport injured people after an avalanche in the Tatra mountains, in Zakopane, Poland January 30, 2019. Agencja Gazeta/Marek Podmokly via REUTERS

WARSAW (Reuters) – Rescue teams saved five people buried in an avalanche in the Tatra Mountains of southern Poland, mountain safety services said on Wednesday. The avalanche occurred 24 kilometres (15 miles) south of the spa town of Zakopaneon on Poland’s highest mountain, Rysy, which rises 2,503 metres (8,212 feet) above sea level. “The condition […]

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