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Climbers trapped on Everest ‘are getting desperate’

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A man breaks down during a funeral in Kathmandu. (AP)

  • A man breaks down during a funeral in Kathmandu.
  • (AP)
  • Indians fight for space on a plane back to their country.
  • (Reuters)
  • Rescuers, shown in a video, retrieve a survivor.
  • (AP)
  • A tourist was taken from the Mount Everest base camp.
  • (AP)
  • A family rushes for safety during a strong aftershock.
  • (Reuters)
  • Rescue personnel look for survivors.
  • (AP)
  • Health workers examine an infant.
  • (AP)
  • Many historic sites were destroyed in the quake.
  • (AP)

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