Nine climbers killed in Himalayan storm

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Five South Koreans and four guides die at their base camp on Mount Gurja

Five South Korean climbers and their four Nepali guides have been killed after a storm devastated their base camp in the Himalayas, local police and hiking officials have said.

The record-breaking climber Kim Chang-ho was among those killed in Nepal’s worst climbing accident for two years.

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