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Six dead after helicopter carrying foreign tourists crashes near Mount Everest in Nepal

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Six people were killed after a helicopter carrying foreign tourists crashed Tuesday near Mount Everest in Nepal.

The helicopter crashed in the Lamajura area and rescuers had recovered the bodies of five people and were searching for the sixth, said Basanta Bhattarai, the chief government administrator in the area.

The aircraft was returning to the capital Kathmandu on Tuesday morning after bringing the five tourists on a sightseeing trip to the world’s highest peak.

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