Several people die by avalanche in Italy

1.In Italy, several people have died after a ski hotel was buried by an avalanche in earthquake-hit central Italy.

2.Italian media said that the avalanche covered the three-story hotel in the central region of Abruzzo yesterday evening and there were fatalities.

3.It also said that there had been at least 20 guests and seven staff at the Hotel Rigopiano on the lower slopes of the Gran Sassomountain when the first of four powerful quakes hit the region yesterday.