December 24, 1923

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News from December 24, 1923

News from December 24, 1923 (The Standard Union, via Newspapers.com™)

Avalanche Strikes Swiss Hospital

In December of 1923, a series of avalanches occurred in the Dent-du-Midi district of the Swiss Alps.

The Saint Agnes Hospital, situated along the Savoy frontier, was particularly affected when it was struck by an avalanche. The incident resulted in multiple injuries among the nuns who were present in the hospital at that time.

The avalanches were instigated by heavy snowstorms that pervaded the district.

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