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Manaslu avalanche: 2 Indian climbers dead, 12 injured in an avalanche in Nepal

There is news of heavy avalanche in Manaslu mountain of Nepal. Two climbers have died in this incident.

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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Kathmandu: There is news of heavy avalanche in Manaslu mountain of Nepal. Two climbers have died in this incident. At the same time, more than a dozen people are said to be injured. Rescue and search operation is on. The incident happened when an avalanche hit the road just below Camp IV.

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According to sources, Sherpa climbers from Seven Summit Treks, Satori Adventure, Imagine Nepal Treks, Elite Expedition and 8K Expedition were injured. Meanwhile, Dawa Sherpa of Imagine Nepal Treks said that five people on his expedition suffered injuries, two of whom are in critical condition. Similarly, Rishi Bhandari of Satori Adventure reveals that three members of his expedition were injured and one is in critical condition.

In addition, Pemba Sherpa from the 8K expedition said that both Indian climber Baljit Kaur and her Sherpa guide suffered minor injuries and are safe at the moment.

Over 400 climbers plan to reach the true summit of the peak on 28/29 of this month. According to Nirmal Purja ‘Nimsdai’ from Elite Expedition, all clients and guides were safe.

Meanwhile, Dawa Sherpa from Imagine Nepal Treks informed that five from his expedition have suffered injuries, of which two are in critical condition. Likewise, Satori Adventure’s Rishi Bhandari revealed that three from his expedition were injured and one was in a critical condition.

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