Authorities are searching for 8 climbers who have been missing for a week in the Indian Himalayas

Business Insider | 6/1/2019 | Ellen Cranley, INSIDER
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Authorities are searching for eight climbers, including seven hikers and one guide, after they've been missing for a week in the Indian Himalayas.

The group, which reportedly included four Britons, two Americans, an Australian and an Indian climber, didn't return to base camp on the Nanda Devi East amid a heavy avalanche in the region.

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A local official told outlets that extreme weather was interfering with the search, which multiple agencies were pursuing.

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A search is reportedly underway for eight climbers who went missing on the Nanda Devi East in the Indian Himalayas a week ago.

The group of seven climbers and one guide were last known to be on the 24,000-foot peak before they failed to return to base camp last Sunday, Australian news site ABC reported. The site also said local mountaineers detected a "heavy avalanche on the group's proposed route."

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The eight were originally part of a larger team of 12 who set off on May 13, local official R.D. Paliwal told CNN. After 12...
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