Nepal avalanche: South Koreans among seven missing

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Four South Koreans and three Nepalis are out of contact after an avalanche close to Annapurna base camp

An avalanche in Nepal’s Annapurna region has left at least seven people missing, including four South Koreans and three Nepalis, officials said Saturday.

The incident occurred at an altitude of around 3,230 metres close to the base camp for Annapurna, one of the highest peaks in the Himalayas, following heavy snowfall on Friday.

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Written by Agence France-Presse
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/jan/18/nepal-avalanche-south-koreans-among-seven-missing under the title “Nepal avalanche: South Koreans among seven missing”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.