Nepalese army personnel carry a victim rescued from the avalanche at Thorang-La in Annapurna Region in this October 15, 2014 handout photo provided by Nepal Army
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Nepal trekking operator: 'Many awaiting rescue after storms'

A Nepalese trekking operator has told the BBC that there are still many people awaiting rescue along Himalayan hiking routes .

Ganga Sagar Pant of the Trekking Agencies' Association of Nepal also said rescue teams found 27 bodies after freak blizzards.

The hikers were trapped in one the deadliest spells of bad weather the region has ever seen.

  • 16 Oct 2014
  • From the section Asia
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