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4 Climbers Killed In Deadly Week On Mount Everest

An American doctor who was trying for a second time to conquer the mountain after surviving an avalanche in 2015 was among those who died.

Four people died on Mount Everest in the past week, bringing the number of climbers killed on the mountain during the current spring climbing season to six.

The death toll from the past week had stood at three, with one person missing, until the body of Ravi Kumar of India was spotted by Sherpas on

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