Rescue workers with dogs began searching the area of ​​the accident early in the morning. Drones are now in use.

In the northern Italian Dolomites, the rescue teams have found more remains of trapped mountaineers after the glacier broke off. They also discovered pieces of equipment, the Trentino authorities said on Thursday.

14 rescue workers and two dogs searched the area on the ground early in the morning, which was not possible in the past few days for safety reasons due to possible further avalanches. In the morning, the search continued with drones. The area is now being monitored with technical equipment to detect further movement of the glacier masses.

Nine fatalities found so far

After the search on the ground, the authorities discussed how the operation would continue, the authorities said. The President of the Senate, Maria Elisabetta Casellati, also announced that she would be visiting Canazei in the afternoon. She is the head of the smaller chamber in Italy’s two-chamber parliament and number two behind head of state Sergio Mattarella.

So far, the authorities have confirmed nine fatalities who were buried by masses of snow, ice and debris on the Marmolada near Canazei on Sunday. Climbers are still missing. A total of eight people were injured in the accident, including two Germans. The 67-year-old man and the 58-year-old woman are in clinics in the province of Belluno. Her health has continued to improve, the hospital operator announced on Wednesday evening.