12 Guides killed in Mount Everest avalanche

12 died in Mount Everest avalanche

The world’s highest peak Mount Everest avalanche killed at least 12 local guides. An avalanche swept down a slope of Mount Everest on Friday killing 12 Nepali mountaineering guides. Known as pop corn field avalanche region dropped six thirty in the morning local time. Officials say the place is closer to the base camp of Mount Everest and its height is 5800 meters.

Mount Everest

Both China and Nepal over the territorial limits of the world’s highest peak is 8848 meters or 29029 feet altitude A government official told that some guides saved when the process is on to find the other.

Tourism Ministry officials told that three helicopters to help the relief operations in the area have been sent. The Associated Press news agency quoted officials as members of Sherpa guides for the morning hikers in the area that were putting ropes avalanche fell.

Since 1953 after conquering the first time climbed more than three thousand people and many climbers have died in the meantime.