CHITRAL: Rescuers on Sunday found the bodies of two schoolchildren hit by an avalanche in Chitral, while nine more remain buried beneath the snow.
NEW DELHI: An Indian soldier, rescued nearly a week after being buried in eight metres (25 feet) of snow by a deadly Himalayan avalanche, died in hospital on Thursday of his injuries, the army said.
NEW DELHI: One of 10 Indian soldiers feared dead after an avalanche six days ago in the remote Himalayas has been miraculously rescued alive, officials said.
SRINAGAR: Rescuers searched Wednesday for 10 soldiers feared buried in an avalanche in India’s remote Himalayas near the de facto border with Pakistan, an army spokesman said.
MONTREAL: Five snowmobilers were killed Friday after being buried in an avalanche in Canada’s British Columbia (BC) province, officials said.
KATHMANDU: Nepali police and local volunteers found the bodies of about 100 trekkers and villagers buried in an avalanche set off by last month’s devastating earthquake and were digging through snow and ice for signs of dozens more missing, officials said on Monday.
KATHMANDU: Dan Fredinburg, a Google Inc executive based in California, was among those killed on Saturday in an avalanche on Mount Everest caused by a devastating earthquake in Nepal, the company said.
KATHMANDU: A massive 7.8 magnitude earthquake killed hundreds of people Saturday as it ripped through large parts of Nepal, toppling office blocks and towers in Kathmandu and triggering an avalanche that hit Everest base camp.