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At Least 10 Everest Climbers Killed as Nepal Quake Sets Off Avalanche – NYTimes.com

NEW DELHI — A year after a deadly avalanche on Mount Everest ended the climbing season, another avalanche, this one caused by a powerful earthquake near the Nepalese capital, rumbled down a treacherous icefall on Saturday and slammed into part of the mountaineering base camp, killing at least 10 climbers and injuring an unknown number of others, Nepalese officials said.

One of those killed at the base camp was Dan Fredinburg, a Google engineer and avid climber who had sought to take the company’s Street View project to the world’s highest mountains. “Sadly, we lost one of our own,” Google said in a statement.

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