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5 Chilean Soldiers Killed in Andes Snow Storm, 95 Missing


Road in Chilean Andes

Authorities say five Chilean soldiers have died during a snow storm in the southern Andes mountains and nearly 100 others are still missing.

Police say the soldiers died from hypothermia.

They say military mountain patrols with air support have been sent to search for the 95 missing soldiers.

The soldiers were on a mountain drill when the storm hit.

Some information for this report provided by AFP and AP.

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