At least 12 dead following avalanche, blizzard in Nepal

October 15, 2014 3:21 PM

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Four Canadians are reportedly part of the dozen killed. A second avalanche hit another group of mountain climbers, with five missing.

KATMANDU, Nepal — An avalanche and blizzard in Nepal's mountainous north have killed at least 12 people, including eight foreign trekkers, officials said Wednesday. Five other climbers were hit by a separate avalanche on Mount Dhaulagiri and remain missing.

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