British woman dies in Alps avalanche

By Lisa James
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A British woman has died in an avalanche while hiking in the French Alps.

The 45-year-old was hiking in the Chamonix valley in Mont Blanc on Saturday afternoon with her partner and a guide.

An investigation is under way.

The Foreign Office confirmed it was assisting the family of a British woman who died in France.

Local media reports a second avalanche was triggered on Sunday in the Brevent ski area.

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