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Heavy snow hampers search for missing trekkers in Annapurna region

Search for four South Korean trekkers, three Nepali guides continues days after avalanche hits Mount Annapurna trail.

Special army and government rescue personnel have intensified their search for four South Korean trekkers and their three Nepali guides who went missing after an avalanche swept a popular trekking route in Nepal’s mountains.

All other trekkers who were in the area where the avalanche swept the Mount Annapurna trekking trail about 150km (90 miles) northwest of the capital Kathmandu on Friday have been safely rescued and flown to safer areas