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At least 6 climbers killed in Mt Everest avalanche, says official

Published on Apr 18, 2014 12:48 PM

KATHMANDU (AFP) - At least six climbers have been killed after an avalanche struck Mount Everest early on Friday, the president of the Nepal Mountaineering Association told AFP.

"Rescuers have already retrieved four bodies and they are now trying to pull out two more bodies that are buried under snow," Ang Tshering Sherpa said.