At least eight climbers killed on Nepal peak: Officials

eight climbers killed on Nepal peak

Kathmandu:

At least eight climbers have died on Nepal’s Mount Gurja after their camp was devastated by a violent snowstorm, officials said Saturday.

“Eight people including members of a South Korean expedition team have been killed in western Nepal apparently due to snowstorm,” said police spokesman Sailesh Thapa.

Thapa said a ninth climber may also be missing.

 

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