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Snowboarding tragedy leaves two dead in avalanche in Kuzbass

By The Siberian Times reporter
19 January 2013

A young man and woman were killed as they snowboarded in Mezhdurechensk, Kemerovo region.

A young man and a young woman died under an avalanche in Kuzbass, SIberia. Picture:

Police said the tragedy struck in the area of Luzhba station  - and was totally unexpected since this area was not considered to be under threat from avalanches. 

The bodies of the pair were dug from under the snow. 

Police are now investigating the Kuzbass tragedy. 

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