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Mon 21 Apr 2014 12:18 PM

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Prayers in Nepal after death of Mt Everest Sherpas

Prayers and mourning has taken place in Nepal following the death of thirteen Sherpa guides on Mount Everest. Sherpas are now pondering what to do for the rest of the climbing season, weighing up the recent tragedy with the vital wages the climbing brings.

Prayers in Nepal after death of Mt Everest Sherpas
Family members of the Everest avalanche victims light oil lamps at Sherpa Monastery in Kathmandu on April 20, 2014. Nepal has called off the search for three local guides still missing, citing weather conditions, after the deadliest accident on Mount Everest that killed 13 of their colleagues. (AFP/Getty Images)

(Source: Reuters YouTube channel)