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Avalanches and Landslides

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  • 60 bodies recovered in Nepal valley hit by quake, mudslide

    Emergency workers have recovered the bodies of 60 people — including nine foreigners — who were killed when Nepal's earthquake triggered a mudslide that buried a village in the scenic Langtang Valley popular with tourists.
  • Nepali police dig bodies from Himalayan village, trekking route

    Nepali police dig bodies from Himalayan village, trekking route
    Emergency workers have recovered the bodies of 60 people — including nine foreigners — who were killed when Nepal's earthquake triggered a mudslide that buried a village in the scenic Langtang Valley popular with tourists. Residents of the...

    Climbers leave Everest after Sherpas refuse to rebuild route

    Climbers who stayed in villages close to the Everest base camp are packing their gear and leaving the mountain because Sherpa guides have refused to rebuild a climbing route destroyed by the earthquake-triggered avalanche, mountaineering officials said...

    Luck and tainted food -- a California pair's recipe for survival in Nepal

    Luck and tainted food -- a California pair's recipe for survival in Nepal
    Andrew and Jennifer Maiorana might owe everything to a questionable chicken leg. Not long after consuming the vacuum-packed, blood-red leg procured from a market in northeastern Nepal, Andrew Maiorana, a 33-year-old from San Francisco, fell violently...

    Nepal quake: 52 bodies found in remote valley where trekkers missing

    Nepal quake: 52 bodies found in remote valley where trekkers missing
    Nepali officials said Monday that 52 dead bodies have been found in a remote valley where scores of Nepali and foreign trekkers had gone missing in an avalanche following the massive April 25 earthquake. Seven of the bodies retrieved by search teams...