Sherpa Tashi Daba, a survivor of the Mount Everest avalanche, undergoes treatment Friday in the intensive-care unit of Grandee Hospital in Katmandu, Nepal. Authorities called off the rescue operation for survivors after 12 Nepali climbing guides were killed in an avalanche on Mount Everest, as bad weather closed in. Seven climbers were rescued, including two airlifted to Katmandu for treatment.
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. Several more were injured.
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