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Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12

A climber pauses on the way to the summit of Mount Everest, in the Khumbu region of the Nepal Himalayas.

AP Photo/Alpenglow Expeditions, Adrian Ballinger
A climber pauses on the way to the summit of Mount Everest, in the Khumbu region of the Nepal Himalayas.



KATMANDU, Nepal— An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving four missing in the deadliest disaster on the world’s highest peak...

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