At least seven climbers killed in Himalayas after storm at Mt Gurja

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Officials confirm bodies found in devastated base camp of South Korean and Nepalese group

Seven people, including South Korean climbers, were killed and two more are missing on Gurja Himal mountain after a strong storm swept through their base camp, Nepalese police said Saturday.

A storm on Friday night destroyed their camp and two rescue helicopters sent early Saturday were unable to land because of bad weather conditions on the mountain, said police official Bir Bahadur Budamagar.

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This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/oct/13/nine-climbers-feared-dead-in-himalayas-after-storm-at-mt-gurja under the title “At least seven climbers killed in Himalayas after storm at Mt Gurja”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.