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Death toll climbs to at least 13 in worst tragedy on Everest

Doctors expecting the arrival of the victims of a Mount Everest avalanche standby near the helipad at Grandi International Hospital in Kathmandu April 18, 2014. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

Doctors expecting the arrival of the victims of a Mount Everest avalanche standby near the helipad at Grandi International Hospital in Kathmandu April 18, 2014. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

Doctors expecting the arrival of the victims of a Mount Everest avalanche standby near the helipad at Grandi International Hospital in Kathmandu April 18, 2014. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
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A doctor expecting the arrival of the victims of a Mount Everest avalanche standbys near the helipad at Grandi International Hospital in Kathmandu April 18, 2014. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

A doctor expecting the arrival of the victims of a Mount Everest avalanche standbys near the helipad at Grandi International Hospital in Kathmandu April 18, 2014. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

A doctor expecting the arrival of the victims of a Mount Everest avalanche standbys near the helipad at Grandi International Hospital in Kathmandu April 18, 2014. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
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A staff member expecting the arrival of victims of a Mount Everest avalanche standbys near the helipad at Grandi International Hospital in Kathmandu April 18, 2014. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

A staff member expecting the arrival of victims of a Mount Everest avalanche standbys near the helipad at Grandi International Hospital in Kathmandu April 18, 2014. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

A staff member expecting the arrival of victims of a Mount Everest avalanche standbys near the helipad at Grandi International Hospital in Kathmandu April 18, 2014. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
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Dawa Yangzum Sherpa (C), along with other family members of Dawa Tashi Sherpa, who was rescued and airlifted from the avalanche site at Mount Everest, speaks with media personnel at Grandi International Hospital in Kathmandu April 18, 2014. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

Dawa Yangzum Sherpa (C), along with other family members of Dawa Tashi Sherpa, who was rescued and airlifted from the avalanche site at Mount Everest, speaks with media personnel at Grandi International Hospital in Kathmandu April 18, 2014....more

Dawa Yangzum Sherpa (C), along with other family members of Dawa Tashi Sherpa, who was rescued and airlifted from the avalanche site at Mount Everest, speaks with media personnel at Grandi International Hospital in Kathmandu April 18, 2014. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
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Dawa Tashi Sherpa lies on the bed of the Intensive Care Unit at Grandi International Hospital after he was rescued and airlifted from the avalanche site at Mount Everest in Kathmandu April 18, 2014. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

Dawa Tashi Sherpa lies on the bed of the Intensive Care Unit at Grandi International Hospital after he was rescued and airlifted from the avalanche site at Mount Everest in Kathmandu April 18, 2014. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

Dawa Tashi Sherpa lies on the bed of the Intensive Care Unit at Grandi International Hospital after he was rescued and airlifted from the avalanche site at Mount Everest in Kathmandu April 18, 2014. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
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Mount Everest (C), the world's highest peak, and other peaks of the Himalayan range are seen from air during a mountain flight from Kathmandu, in this file picture taken April 24, 2010. REUTERS/Tim Chong/Files

Mount Everest (C), the world's highest peak, and other peaks of the Himalayan range are seen from air during a mountain flight from Kathmandu, in this file picture taken April 24, 2010. REUTERS/Tim Chong/Files

Mount Everest (C), the world's highest peak, and other peaks of the Himalayan range are seen from air during a mountain flight from Kathmandu, in this file picture taken April 24, 2010. REUTERS/Tim Chong/Files
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