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Rescue plane reaches Kathmandu with Everest injured
April 26, 2015 / 6:33 AM / 3 years ago

Rescue plane reaches Kathmandu with Everest injured

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - The first rescue plane carrying people injured in an avalanche at the Everest base camp arrived in Kathmandu on Sunday carrying 15 climbers who survived the collapse triggered by Nepal’s worst earthquake in 81 years.

People read newspapers on the street a day after an earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal April 26, 2015. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

The earthquake killed more than 1,900 people including at least 17 who lost their lives on Everest.

Reporting by Sanjeev Miglani; Writing by Frank Jack Daniel; Editing by Douglas Busvine

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