Two children critically injured in an avalanche in Hammerfest

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Three boys were caught in an avalanche in Hammerfest Sunday afternoon. Two of them are critically injured and have been taken to the hospital, the police said.

– We got a notice of the avalanche  by AMK at 16.07 pm.

The three boys are between six and ten years of age and were out sleighing,when the avalanche struck. All three were awake when they were found. Two of the boys are critically injured while one was checked in the ambulance and was not critically injured,  operations leader in Finnmark Police District., Kai Ruben Høgden, said.
Source: NTB scanpix / Norway Today