Nepal earthquake pictures: Everest Base Camp after avalanche

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Image caption The 7.8 magnitude quake on Saturday unleashed an avalanche that buried part of Base Camp while teams were preparing to make their summit attempts
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Image caption Seventeen people were killed by the avalanche - those severely injured were evacuated to get medical attention. One later died.
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Image caption About 200 climbers at higher altitude camps became stranded after their ropes and ladders were swept away
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Image caption Helicopters have now been able to reach those at Camp 1 and Camp 2 and evacuate them one or two at a time to Base Camp
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Image caption Some teams will now begin trekking down from Base Camp, but reports say others are still hoping to scale Everest if the government grants permission