Mountaineer Nigel Vardy
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Nepal disaster: Family's relief at news of British climber

The sister of a British mountaineer who had been in the Himalayas when storms and avalanches hit says she is relieved his group are now safe.

Amanda Vardy said they were now awaiting confirmation that her brother Nigel was OK.

She had been concerned he may have got caught up in the storms, which have claimed at least 39 lives.

  • 18 Oct 2014
  • From the section UK
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