Dyatlov Pass incident

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They Fled the Tent to Their Deaths. This May Be Why

New research suggests a small avalanche occurred

(Newser) - On Feb. 1, 1959, nine students died while on a ski trip in Russia's Ural Mountains. Though their bodies were recovered, the mystery of how they met their end has persisted for 62 years. Now, researchers say they may have determined the cause of what's known as the...

The 9 Were Found Dead. We Still Don't Know Why

Revisiting the Dyatlov Pass Incident

(Newser) - In 2019, Russian prosecutors announced they would be reinvestigating what's known as the Dyatlov Pass Incident : A 60-year mystery involving nine students who mysteriously died while on a skiing trip in Russia's Ural Mountains. Though scores of theories have been put forth over the years, the government is...

They Fled the Tent to Their Deaths. Now, a Search for Why

Russia to reinvestigate the Dyatlov Pass Incident

(Newser) - On January 23, 1959, 10 students set off on a skiing trip in Russia's Ural Mountains. One became sick and bowed out. The other nine didn't make it out alive, and though their bodies were recovered, the mystery of how they met their end has persisted for 60...

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