Sherpas Consider Boycott After Mt. Everest Deaths

Nepal's Sherpa community wants more financial aid and regulations for the mountain climbing guides.
0:45 | 04/21/14

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The Sherpa guides around on Everest are organizing. -- try to get more financial aid and help. For the families of those killed Evers last week funerals were held at a Buddhist temple for several of the thirteen known dead. Three sure -- are still missing and presumed dead from that devastating avalanche. Meantime there is also talk of a strike or possibly a boycott by the surviving mountain guides. Which would deal a huge blow to the local economies which rely heavily on the upcoming climbing season. There are some 400 climbers from 39 expedition teams on Everest already but all -- activity. Has been halted for a week to mourn those sixteen ensure.

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