Terrifying Footage of Avalanche Hitting Everest Base Camp

Avalanche hits Everest Basecamp after Earthquake in Nepal.
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A German climber captures the moment the avalanche swept into Everest Basecamp after the massive magnitude-7.8 Earthquake in Nepal on 4-25-2015.  It's been reported that the Mount Everest earthquake has claimed the lives of at least 18 people and many more have been injured.

"The ground was shaking from the earthquake and as soon as we saw people running we were running ourselves to save our lives."

 


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