Nepal: Three killed, nine injured in avalanche

Kathmandu: At least three people have been killed, and nine others have gotten injured in an avalanche in Nepal’s Karnali province.  Local media reports show that the incident took place on Saturday morning at Chyarkhu Pass in the Mugu district of the province.

Officials said that fourteen people from Patarasi municipality in the district had gone Chyarkhu to collect Yarshagumba (caterpillar fungus). Of them three passed away and nine others sustained minor injuries in the avalanche.



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