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Nepal searches for missing climbers after fatal avalanche

24 September 2012 Last updated at 12:24 BST

At least nine climbers have died and several remain missing after an avalanche on Nepal's Mount Manaslu.

A number of climbers have been rescued and were airlifted to hospital in the capital, Kathmandu.

Local journalist Rajneesh Bhandari spoke to BBC Radio 5 liveUp All Night about the rescue operation.