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Nepal Earthquake claims Lives of Mountaineers

Kathmandu, April 27: The mountaineers, who were climbing Mount Everest, died and some went on missing after the massive 9.9 magnitude earthquake hit Himalayan belt devastating Nepal. The huge avalanche triggered by the quake also hit killing the most.

A group of US climbers managed to make it to their camp after the avalanche hit. But, they found none and all the routes were closed.

It was the terrifying experience for them, survived without food, no communication. Later, they were rescued by a helicopter.

It can be noted that 18 mountaineers were found dead due to the earthquake and bodies of several others are trapped under the ice.


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