Avalanche hits apartment building (2)

Building declared unfit for access

(ANSA) - Rome, January 9 - An avalanche hit an apartment building in the Alpine town of Sestriere, near Turin, late on Monday. No one was hurt. The authorities have evacuated 29 people, including several children, who have been put up in hotels, with the local council footing the bill. The building has been declared unfit for access.
    There is a high avalanche alert in many parts of northern Italy after over two metres of snow fellow in the last 48 hours.
   

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