Nine of South Korean climbing expedition flung to their deaths in Nepal

Nepalese trekking staff and police officers move the dead bodies of South Korean and Nepali climbers at the helipad of the Teaching Hospital in Kathmandu, Nepal, October 14, 2018. REUTERS/Sulav Shrestha

KATHMANDU (Reuters) – Five South Koreans and four Nepali guides on a Himalayan climbing expedition were flung to their deaths after a huge block of ice crashed over a cliff into a narrow mountain gorge, a helicopter rescue official said on Monday. It was Nepal’s worst such disaster since 2015, when 18 climbers were killed […]

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