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Quake-hit Nepal opens Mt Everest for autumn season

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Mr Kuriki left) receiving his permit from Mr Sherpa (right) on Sunday. The tourism minister said he expects more visitors to come.

Kathmandu

NEPAL on Sunday opened Mount Everest for the autumn season, granting its first climbing permit four months after a deadly earthquake triggered an avalanche at its base camp.

Hundreds of climbers had to abandon attempts when the avalanche struck in April, marking a second