At least 11 dead in worst-ever Everest avalanche

At least 11 dead in worst-ever Everest avalanche

At least eleven Nepalese climbing guides have been killed after an avalanche struck Mount Everest early Friday, a rescue team official told AFP, in the worst accident to hit the world’s highest peak.

“I have seen 11 bodies brought to the base camp, we have been told to expect three more,” Lakpa Sherpa from the non-profit Himalayan Rescue Association told AFP by telephone from Everest basecamp.

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