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Mount Everest: melting glaciers exposing bodies of climbers

Bodies previously entombed in ice have been made accessible due to global warming
The edges of the Khumbu icefall are seen in Nepal, where most of the bodies have surfaced. Photograph: Karin Laub/AP

Melting glaciers on Mount Everest are exposing the dead bodies of climbers previously entombed in ice, as global warming causes temperatures to rise.

Almost 300 climbers have been killed attempting to climb the mountain since the first attempt to scale

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