5 Dead After Avalanche Strikes House In Lerik, Azerbaijan

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Lerik, Azerbaijan – On Thursday, February 23, 2017 an avalanche hit a house in the village of Lerik in southern Azerbaijan. Six people were in the house when the avalanche struck. Five people were killed – 2 adults and 3 children.

Lerik is located near the Talysh Mountains near the border of Iran.

There are few details available about this avalanche.

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