Three Czech tourists were hit by an avalanche in Alps, Tirolia, Austria on Saturday 16. 12. 2006. Two of them escaped themselves, the 3rd one had to be with serious injury rescued by rescue service.
The injured Czech was hospitalised in Zams, and should be out of worse danger. The two others suufer by minor injury.
The avalanche fell on glacier Gurgler Ferner in Obergurgl. Lavina was suprising for all becouse the lack of snow is in the area. Rescue service has not declared any avalanche hazard there for. The tourist s did not break any rules.