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Three Tibetans, one Australian killed in Mount Everest avalanche

LHASA, Tibet, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- An avalanche at Mount Everest in Tibet killed four people, including an Australian tourist, authorities said Wednesday.

A tour group of four Australians and six Tibetans entered a restricted area without permission Sunday night and were camping when they were hit by the avalanche.

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Three Tibetans and a 60-year-old Australian were killed, the official Chinese news agency Xinhua reported.

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