Avalanche, blizzard kill 12 in Nepal’s mountains


Another 14 foreign trekkers have been rescued after a blizzard in the Thorong La pass area and two army helicopters were picking up injured trekkers and flying them to Jomsom town. An avalanche and blizzard in Nepal’s mountainous north have killed 12 people, including foreign trekkers, officials said on Wednesday as weather conditions…

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