Nepal picks up four bodies, 11 tonnes of garbage in Everest clean-up

Workers from a recycling company load the garbage collected and brought from Mount Everest in Kathmandu, Nepal June 5, 2019. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

KATHMANDU (Reuters) – Nepali climbers have retrieved four bodies and collected some 11 tonnes of decades-old garbage from Mount Everest and its approach below the base camp as part of a drive to clean up the world’s highest mountain, the government said on Wednesday. Climbers returning from the 8,850-metre (29,035-foot) mountain say its slopes are […]

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