Deadly Nepal avalanche

Associated Press
Bodies of climbers killed in an avalanche at Mount Manaslu lie covered with numbers at the Tribhuvan University Teaching hospital in Katmandu, Nepal, Monday, Sept. 24, 2012. Rescue helicopters flew over the high slopes of a northern Nepal peak again Monday to search for climbers lost in an avalanche that killed at least nine mountaineers and injured others. Many of the climbers were French, German and Italian. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)

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Renowned American extreme skier Glen Plake, one of the survivors of the weekend Himalayan avalanche that killed at least eight people, said Sept. 26, 2012, he feels lucky to be alive but heartbroken that he could not save two friends who remain missing.

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