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Hikers Rescued from Himalayan Pass Days After Deadly Blizzard

Search teams in Nepal used shovels and ice axes on Friday to dig through thick snow and rescue about 40 hikers trapped for days on a Himalayan pass after blizzards and avalanches killed at least 29 people in one of the world's worst mountain disasters. The Trekking Agencies' Association of Nepal said 37 people were brought down from Thorong La pass, which is 5,416 meters  (17,769 feet) high. Austrians, French, Germans, Indians and Nepalis were among the nationalities...

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