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20 Dead in Nepal Avalanche as Rescue Effort Continues

Rescue teams in Nepal's Himalayas continued searching for dozens of missing hikers Thursday, after the previous day's heavy snow and avalanches killed at least 20 people. Officials said at least 70 hikers remained unaccounted for on or near the popular trekking route that circles Annapurna, the world's 10th highest mountain. Army and civilian rescue workers continued searching the area on foot, while military helicopters flew overhead, aided by improved weather...

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