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Mount Manaslu base camp, where rescuers attend to the victims of an avalanche that killed at least nine climbers, mostly European, with six climbers unaccounted for. (Sept. 23, 2012)(Credit: AP)

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Nepal avalanche kills 9

An avalanche hit a team of climbers on a high Himalayan peak in Nepal on Sunday, leaving at least nine dead and six others missing, officials said. Many of the climbers were French or German.

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