At least 6 hikers were killed after a piece of glacier broke loose in Italy

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This image released on Sunday by the Italian National Alpine and Cave Rescue Corps shows the glacier in Italy

The glacier, in the Marmolada range, is the largest in the Dolomite mountains in northeastern Italy and people ski there in the winter. But the glacier has been rapidly melting away in recent years.

(Image credit: Corpo Nazionale Soccorso Alpino e Speleologico/AP)

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