Seven climbers killed in Nepal

The Sunday Telegraph - - World news -

At least seven moun­taineers were killed in a storm on a Hi­malayan moun­tain in Nepal’s worst climb­ing disas­ter in two years.

Po­lice of­fi­cial Bir Ba­hadur Bud­ham­a­gar said vil­lagers who reached the base camp at Mount Gurja, a 23,600ft peak, yes­ter­day saw seven bod­ies on the slopes.

“The bod­ies have not been iden­ti­fied,” he said, adding that the search went on for two other climbers.

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