Avalanche kills 4 at France's Tignes ski resort*
Four people were killed by an avalanche at the French Alps ski resort of Tignes on Monday, officials said. The four men were in an off-piste area when the avalanche buried them, crashing down on an area around 300 meters across. The victims were a 49-year-old man, his 15 year-old-son and 19-year-old brother-in-law, as well as a ski instructor, 59, Deputy Prefect Nicolas Martrenchard, told reporters.
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