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An avalanche has struck a mountaineering team in the Indian Himalayas yesterday morning, killing four people. Meanwhile, another 28 people are still missing.  The Nehru Institute of Mountaineering said the team had been training on a mountain in the northern state of Uttarakhand. The institute’s statement said the team was returning from a 5,670 metre peak when the avalanche hit.  The team had included 34 trainees and seven instructors. The Indian Air Force, along with disaster response groups, has now launched a rescue operation, CNN reported. India’s Defense Minister Rajnath Singh tweeted his sorry about the incident yesterday.  This news […]

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2 hours ago, Thaiger said:

and seven instructors

Obviously a much overated classification.

Only killed 4 and 28 missing.

Bit like a wild river kayak in wet season in Thailand.🙄

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