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UK father and son dead in Alps

A father and son who were killed on a walking trip in the French Alps have been named by the Foreign Office as Peter and Charlie Saunders.

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British man and his son 'found dead in French Alps'

A British man and his 12-year-old son who were on a hiking trip in the French Alps have been found dead.

French Alps Credit: Press Association

It's reported rescue services in Chamonix received a call for help on Saturday from a 48-year-old man who told them his son had fallen into a crevasse near Mont Blanc. Emergency services attempted to trace the man's mobile phone signal after beginning a rescue operation.

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