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Rescuers reach Mount Everest base camp - in pictures

The first rescue plane carrying people injured in an avalanche at the Everest base camp arrived in Kathmandu on Sunday carrying 15 climbers who survived the collapse triggered by Nepal’s worst earthquake in 81 years. The earthquake killed nearly 2,000 people including at least 17 who lost their lives on Mount Everest.

Photos by Roberto Schmidt, AFP Photo

Published: April 26, 2015 04:00 AM

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