4 missing hikers’ bodies found

(ANSA) – PESCARA, FEB 19 – The bodies of four hikers missing
after being hit by an avalanche in the Abruzzo mountains on
January 25 were found on Friday.
The bodies found on Mt Velino were identified as those of
Valeria Mella, 25,
Tonino Durante, 60 , GianMauro Frabotta, 33, and Gianmarco
Degni, 26.
All four hikers were from the nearby city of Avezzano.
There had been an intensive search effort to find their bodies
since they went missing, with the mountain rescue service using
dogs and helicopters.
Mt Velino is one of the highest peaks in the
Val Majelama. (ANSA).