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Avalanche kills 5 foreign tourists in Norway

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OSLO, Norway (AP) -- Police say four Swiss and one French citizen have been confirmed killed by a massive avalanche in northern Norway.

Police spokesman Morten Pettersen said a sixth person, also Swiss, was dug out alive and taken to a local hospital after Monday's snowslide near Tromsoe on Norway's Arctic coast.

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