Boy survives being buried under avalanche for 40 minutes

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Boy survives being buried under avalanche for 40 minutes. Monica Malpass reports during Action News at 4 p.m. on December 28, 2018.

A 12-year-old boy has survived after being buried under an avalanche for 40 minutes.

French police say he was skiing with a group Wednesday in the alps when he was swept away.

Rescue crews were called in and a dog sniffed out where the boy was buried.

Rescuers pulled him out and the boy was airlifted away with just a broken leg.

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