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WOMAN DIES IN SNOWMOBILE ACCIDENT ON LONGYEARBREEN: Visitor in private tour group killed Sunday afternoon after mishap at base of glacier south of Longyearbyen, officials say

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A Trondheim woman visiting Svalbard was killed Sunday afternoon in a snowmobile accident during a group trip on Longyearbreen, according to officials.

Russian guide dies after sustaining critical injuries when members of snowmobile expedition break through ice

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A Russian tour guide who sustained critical injuries when he and five other members of a snowmobile expedition broke through the sea ice  April 27 in Tempelfjorden died Monday night, according to a hospital official.

ALERT: Five people hospitalized, two critically injured, as nine Russian snowmobilers fall through sea ice in Tempelfjorden

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Nine people were hospitalized Thursday, and one remains in critical and unstable condition, after nine Russian snowmobilers broke through the sea ice in Templefjorden, according to The Governor of Svalbard.