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Nepal avalanche hit climbers as they were sleeping

September 25, 2012 • World News


In this picture taken Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012 and released by Alpine Ascents International, a helicopter lifts off carrying survivors from the debris field of an avalanche on Mount Manaslu in northern Nepal. Rescue helicopters flew over the high slopes of the northern Nepal peak again Monday to search for climbers lost in an avalanche that killed at least nine mountaineers and injured others. Many of the climbers were French, German and Italian. (AP Photo/Garrett Madison, Alpine Ascents International)

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Mountaineers who survived a predawn avalanche high on the world’s eighth-tallest peak say they waited an hour for the sun to rise and then saw pieces of Login to read more

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