Sixth Body Recovered as Russia Mourns Avalanche Victims

RIA Novosti
Saturday 9th March, 2013

KYZYL, March 9 (RIA Novosti) – Rescuers have recovered the body of the sixth missing teenager at the site of an avalanche in Russia’s East Siberian republic of Tyva, where a mourning has been declared for the victims. The head of of the republic, Sholban Kara-ool, declared a one-day mourning on Saturday for the six teenagers, who were killed in an avalanche last week. The avalanche occurred on a remote mountain slope six kilometers (four miles) from the village of Mugur-Aksy in the republic’s Mongun-Taiginsky distinct on March 3. Seven boys were planning to plant flags at the top of the mounta…

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