Photo provided by Tim Rhodes
Media playback is unsupported on your device

People 'with poles and dogs' hunt for France Alps avalanche survivors

An avalanche has swept away a party of schoolchildren in the French Alps, killing two children and a Ukrainian tourist, French media report.

Rescuers found four pupils in a state of cardiac arrest and their teacher unconscious, police told local media.

Tim Rhodes described seeing "100 people with poles and dogs - they really are trying hard to find them."

  • 13 Jan 2016