KATHMANDU: Search teams recovered a 13th body on Saturday from the snow and ice covering a dangerous climbing pass on Mouth Everest, a day after the deadliest disaster in the history of the world's highest peak.
The father of Kaji Sherpa comforts his grandson as he waits for the body of his son to arrive at Sherpa Monastery in Kathmandu. (Photo: Reuters)
Another three Sherpa guides remained missing, and searchers were working quickly to find them in case weather conditions deteriorated, said Maddhu Sunan Burlakoti, head of the Nepalese government's mountaineering department.
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