Avalanche Kills

The Body of the French tourist skier killed in an avalanche was finally uncovered by units of the Lebanese Commando Regiment today. The body was found in the region of Ouyoun Orgsh – The Cedars in Qornet El Sawda Area. The man was with 10 other skiers, who escaped unharmed. and rescued by the Lebanese Army troops and Red Cross volunteers last Friday.

Qornet El Sawda is Lebanon’s highest peak at 3,088 metres and a popular destination for ski trekkers.

Photo Credits: Lebanese Army Website


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