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Merchants’ cottages at Balea Lac destroyed by avalanche

A big avalanche has broken the merchants’ wooden cottages in the parking near the chalets at Balea Lac, over 2,000m altitude in Fagaras mountains following heavy snowfall in the past days. Fortunately, there have been no victims, but mountain rescuers ...

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Prosecutor’s Office takes over Retezat avalanche case. Young alpinist Dor Geta Popescu to be buried on Wednesday, Erik Gulacsi to be incinerated

The General Prosecutor’s Office has taken over on Tuesday the investigation over the death of the two teen climbers in the Retezat avalanche on Saturday. “The file was takne over from the Prosecutor’s Office upon the Hateg Court, considering the ...

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Update: Two teenagers die in avalanche, one of them Dor Geta Popescu –mountain climber legend. Prosecutors open investigation

Dor Geta Popescu, 13, mountain climber legend for Romania, having eight world and European records, has died on Saturday during an avalanche in Fagaras Mountains, together with another teenager, Erik Gulacsi, 12, also records holder. Mountain rescuers recuperated their bodies ...

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MAE: Two Romanians gone missing in the avalanche in Italy, saved

The Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed on Friday evening that two Romanian citizens, an adult and a child, gone missing in the avalanche that hit a hotel in Farindola, Italy, have been identified as alive as rescue teams took ...

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