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Sunday, 19 October 2014 - 7:54
Nepal Trekking disaster death toll reaches 39
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Snowstorms and avalanches have killed 39 trekkers on a popular hiking route in the Himalayas.

After a fourth day of searches, 384 people have been rescued from the Annapurna trail, 216 of them foreigners, in the country's worst-ever trekking disaster.

Helicopters have been searching parts of the trail high as 19,000ft for survivors.

The government said the priority was to rescue 22 stranded hikers.
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