Sherpa tragedy on Everest

Families mourn after the single deadliest avalanche on Mount Everest kills more than a dozen sherpas.

  • Family member a Sherpa climber is comforted by her relatives during a funeral rally of Nepali Sherpa climbers in Kathmandu ExeUser ExeUser ExeUser

  • Portrait of Ankaji Sherpa, who lost his life in an avalanche in Mount Everest last Friday, is seen on a truck carrying his body during a funeral rally of Nepali Sherpa climbers in Kathmandu ExeUser ExeUser ExeUser

  • Family members comfort the daughter of Ankaji Sherpa, who lost his life in an avalanche at Mount Everest last Friday, during the cremation ceremony of Nepali Sherpa climbers in Kathmandu ExeUser ExeUser ExeUser

  • Relatives carry body of Ankaji Sherpa, who lost his life in an avalanche at Mount Everest last Friday, during the cremation ceremony of Nepali Sherpa climbers in Kathmandu ExeUser ExeUser ExeUser

  • Mother of Ankaji Sherpa, who lost his life in an avalanche at Mount Everest last Friday, pays final tribute to her son during the cremation ceremony of Nepali Sherpa climbers in Kathmandu ExeUser ExeUser ExeUser

  • Relatives attend cremation of Ankaji Sherpa, who lost his life in an avalanche at Mount Everest last Friday, during the cremation ceremony of Nepali Sherpa climbers in Kathmandu ExeUser ExeUser ExeUser

  • Family members comfort daughter of Ankaji Sherpa, who lost his life in an avalanche at Mount Everest last Friday, during cremation ceremony of Nepali Sherpa climbers in Kathmandu ExeUser ExeUser ExeUser

  • Smoke rises as relative and Buddhist monk work near portrait of Ankaji Sherpa, who lost his life in an avalanche at Mount Everest last Friday, during the cremation ceremony of Nepali Sherpa climbers in Kathmandu ExeUser ExeUser ExeUser

  • Smoke rises during the cremation ceremony of Nepali Sherpa climbers, who lost their lives during an avalanche at Mount Everest last Friday, in Kathmandu ExeUser ExeUser ExeUser

  • A child cries as family members mourn the deaths of Nepali mountaineering guides who were killed in Friday's avalanche on Mount Everest, at Sherpa Monastery in Kathmandu ExeUser ExeUser ExeUser

  • A daughter of one of the Nepali mountaineering guides who was killed in Friday's avalanche on Mount Everest, cries as she is comforted by a relative at Sherpa Monastery in Kathmandu Yuanlin Koh Reuters

  • Relatives cry as the body of one of the Nepali mountaineering guides who was killed in Friday's avalanche on Mount Everest, is brought to Sherpa Monastery in Kathmandu ExeUser ExeUser ExeUser

  • The mother of Kaji Sherpa cries as she waits for the body of her son to arrive at Sherpa Monastery in Kathmandu ExeUser ExeUser ExeUser

  • Dawa Tashi Sherpa lies on the bed of the Intensive Care Unit at Grandi International Hospital after he was rescued and airlifted from the avalanche site at Mount Everest in Kathmandu Yuanlin Koh Reuters

  • Tourist looks at a view of Mt. Everest from the hills of Syangboche in Nepal ExeUser ExeUser ExeUser