French climbers missing in Himalayas


Two 27-year-old French mountaineers and their French coach, aged 32, are reported missing since last week in Nepal during a climbing expedition close to Mount Everest, in an area where an avalanche struck on Wednesday.

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At least three French climbers, attempting to scale a nearly 6,000-meter (19,700-foot) peak near Mount Everest went missing after the area they were in was hit by an avalanche, reports The Daily Sabah.