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  • Quake-triggered avalanche kills Nepali guide

    Kathmandu : A 43-year-old Nepali guide died and a British climber was injured on Monday when an earthquake triggered an avalanche on the Himalayan peak they were climbing, an expedition operator said, reports AFP. They were part of a 13-member team climbing the 6,812-metre Ama Dablam peak in the Everest region when the 5.6 magnitude earthquake struck early on Monday.   “The avalanche occurred after the quake hit,” Iswari Paudel, managing director of