Bodies of nine climbers killed on Nepal peak found

KATMANDU, Nepal— A rescue team Sunday began retrieving the bodies of nine climbers killed in a violent storm on Nepal’s Mount Gurja, a freak accident that has left the mountaineering community reeling. A helicopter dropped four mountain guides at the camp where the South Korean climbing expedition was staying when powerful winds and snow swept through, killing the entire team and scattering their bodies as far as 500 meters (1,640 foot) away. “All nine bodies have been found and the team are…

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