In pictures: thespian rescue bid on Nepal’s Mount Everest

April 26, 2015 - photo frame

Rescue helicopters airlifted harmed climbers off Mount Everest on Sunday, a day after an avalanche triggered by an trembler ravaged Everest bottom camp.

Nepal’s worst trembler in 81 years killed some-more than 2,300 people, including during slightest 17 who mislaid their lives when a wall of sleet strike a bottom stay on Mount Everest. An aircraft carrying a initial harmed climbers landed in Kathmandu during around noon internal time.

Climbers reported that a absolute 6.7-magnitude movement caused some-more avalanches on a towering on Sunday.

“We have airlifted 52 from a bottom stay so far, 35 have been brought to Kathmandu,” pronounced Tulsi Gautam of Nepal’s tourism department, that issues permits to stand a world’s top mountain.

“Those who are means are walking down. Others are being airlifted.”

The deadliest disaster in Everest’s story comes roughly accurately a year after an avalanche killed 16 sherpa guides, forcing a climbing deteriorate to be cancelled.

(FRANCE 24 with AFP)



  • Prayer flags support a rescue helicopter as it ferries a harmed from Everest Base Camp on Apr 26, 2015, a day after an avalanche triggered by an trembler ravaged a camp. Photo: Roberto Schmidt / AFP
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  • Nepalese sherpas and other Nepalese members of expeditions watch as an secret rescue helicopter takes off with a harmed from Everest Base Camp on Apr 26, 2015. Photo: Roberto Schmidt / AFP
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  • An harmed chairman is carried by rescue members to be airlifted by rescue helicopter during Everest Base Camp on Apr 26, 2015. Photo: Roberto Schmidt / AFP
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  • A rescue helicopter takes off with a harmed from Everest Base Camp on Apr 26, 2015. Photo: Roberto Schmidt / AFP
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  • This ubiquitous perspective shows Everest Base Camp on Apr 26, 2015, a day after an avalanche triggered by an trembler ravaged a camp. Photo: Roberto Schmidt / AFP
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  • Nepalese Sherpas demeanour adult towards an area where an avalanche triggered by an trembler occurred during Everest Base Camp. Photo: Roberto Schmidt / AFP
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