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At Least 27 Killed in Nepal Avalanche

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Thinkstock 101614 Avalanche?  SQUARESPACE CACHEVERSION=1413510252734boggy22/iStockphoto/Thinkstock(KATHMANDU, Nepal) — Search teams have found the bodies of at least 27 climbers and guides who were killed in a Tuesday avalanche that is the deadliest in the area in over a century.

According to the Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal, at least 70 people may still be missing. BBC News reports that approximately 220 people have been rescued since the avalanche.

Citizens from Canada and Israel are believed to be among those killed, along with 11 Nepali guides.

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