St Bernard

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a Swiss alpine breed of large powerful dog with a thick coat of hair used as a rescue dog

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A SWISS tourist bus plunged into an Alpine ravine near the Great St Bernard Pass, killing 12 people and injuring 15, four seriously.
It had been snowing around the Great St Bernard pass - a main route through the western Alps near the borders of France and Italy - but the narrow, winding road was only wet when yesterday's accident occurred.
Rescuers found the body of a woman whose car was caught in another mud slide on the road leading to the Great St Bernard pass crossing to Italy.
According to dpa, they were part of a group of five back-country skiers who had been on a tour near the Great St Bernard Pass on the border with Italy.
It was truly a privilege for me to follow the pilgrim's route to Rome - the Via Francigena - a journey which took me from Canterbury to the medieval port of Wissant, near Calais, to the Great St Bernard Pass in the Alps, and through Italy to the Vatican.
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