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Himalayan snowstorm kills nine in Nepal

Posted Oct 15, 2014 by AFP
Five more foreign trekkers have been killed in Nepal's Himalayas, taking the death toll from a snowstorm and avalanche to nine, including eight foreigners and one local, officials said Wednesday.
File photo of the Himalayas in Nepal where three trekkers and a local have been killed in a snowstor...
File photo of the Himalayas in Nepal where three trekkers and a local have been killed in a snowstorm
Prakash Mathema, AFP/File

Five more foreign trekkers have been killed in Nepal's Himalayas, taking the death toll from a snowstorm and avalanche to nine, including eight foreigners and one local, officials said Wednesday.

"A chopper search has located the bodies of five people, including four Canadians and an Indian, killed in an avalanche, bringing the total number of dead to nine," police official Ganesh Rai, who is charge of rescue efforts, told AFP.