Nepalese Blizzards Kill Foreign Tourists

At least four people have died, including three foreign nationals, and a further 14 have been injured in heavy blizzards in Nepal

Three foreign nationals and one Nepalese citizen have died in severe blizzards in the small, mountainous Asian country. The foreign nationals, two Polish and one Israeli tourists, died in Nepal’s Himalayan region of Mustang, 200km northwest of the capital Kathmandu.

Aside from the dead, officials in Mustang announced that heavy snowfall had caused a further 14 mountaineers to be rescued, 5 Polish, 5 Germans and 4 Israelis.

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