Eight climbers dead after snowstorm in Nepal, police say

Eight climbers dead after snowstorm in Nepal, police say


The group — five South Korean climbers and four Nepali guides — were there to climb the Himalayan mountain. They were noted missing Friday when officials couldn’t contact them, police said.

A rescue crew aboard a helicopter then spotted eight bodies as it circled the area from above, police said.

Local villagers have retrieved at least six of the bodies, police said.

The eight were killed in the snowstorm, police said. Further details about how they died or their progress in the climb weren’t immediately available.



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