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Nepal's sherpas worry as tourist season cancelled

Climbing season cancelled after devastating earthquake, sparking concerns among guides over their livelihood.

    The death toll from Nepal’s earthquake has risen to more than 7,902 people. 

    Among them are 19 people who died on Mount Everest in an avalanche triggered by the quake.

    Now, with the tourist climbing season cancelled, sherpa guides are worried about their livelihood.

    Al Jazeera's Sohail Rahman reports from Kathmandu. 

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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