Avalanche at Mt. Everest kills 4, including an Australian tourist

Posted on October 18, 2013 • Filed under: China, Tourist Dies

According to eturbonews.com, in Tibet, Chinese authorities have said that a tour group organized by a Tibetan travel agency entered a restricted area on the mountain without permission and camped at the foot of it on Sunday. The group, consisting of 4 Australians and six Tibetans, was hit by an avalanche on Sunday night, state news agency Xinhua quoted officials with the government of Dingri county in southwest Tibet Autonomous Region as saying. The victims include three Tibetans and a 60-year-old Australian man, they said. Four people including an elderly Australian tourist have been killed by an avalanche around Mount Everest. Read article

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