Two people died by avalanche in Norway

Two people were killed by an avalanche in northern Norway on Saturday. The snow shift took place on Mount Sofiatinden, in the municipality of Lyngen.

The police announced at half past three in the afternoon that one person had been found. About a quarter of an hour later, the second victim was reported. Police have spent two hours searching for possible other victims, but they havent found anyone.

After the first person was found, a trauma helicopter came to the scene. The municipality of Lyngen set up a crisis team and the Norwegian Red Cross sent seven volunteers to help with the search and rescue.

The police have not yet released information on the identity of the victims, but according to local media, they are two young men from the municipality of Tromsรธ, in the same region as Lyngen.