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    GENEVA (Sputnik) - At least four people died and another 10 suffered hypothermia as a result of the storm in the Swiss Alps, the canton of Valais’ police said Monday in a statement.

    "On April 29, 14 climbers trapped by the bad weather [including a storm] were forced to spend the night outside, in the area of the Pigne d'Arolla [mountain]. Four people died, five others are in serious condition," the statement reads.

    The police noted that these people were citizens of Italy, France, and Germany.

    ​The investigation into the incident has been opened.

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