Nine climbers killed in Himalayan storm

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Five South Koreans and four guides die at their base camp on Mount Gurja

Five South Korean climbers and their four Nepali guides have been killed after a storm devastated their base camp in the Himalayas, local police and hiking officials have said.

The record-breaking climber Kim Chang-ho was among those killed in Nepal’s worst climbing accident for two years.

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Written by Reuters in Kathmandu
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/oct/14/nine-climbers-killed-in-storm-in-himalayas-mount-gurja-nepal-south-korea under the title “Nine climbers killed in Himalayan storm”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.