Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing 12 Sherpa, leaving 4 missing ahead of peak climb season

  • by: BINAJ GURUBACHARYA , Associated Press
  • Updated: April 18, 2014 - 8:55 AM

KATMANDU, Nepal — An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving four missing in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak.

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