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Apr 18, 2014 12:33 AM

Climbers missing after Mount Everest avalanche

NEPAL (AP) - Officials in Nepal say about five climbers are feared missing after an avalanche swept the slopes of Mount Everest. The avalanche struck just below Camp 2, on a route used to reach the world's highest peak. Rescuers and fellow climbers at the base camp are heading to the area to help. A helicopter is on the way from Katmandu.

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