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Watch: Avalanche From Nepal Earthquake Rips Through Mt. Everest Base Camp
As the death toll continues to climb from the magnitude 7.8 earthquake that struck Nepal, India and China on Saturday, more and more people are posting videos capturing the quake on camera. The earthquake also set off an avalanche, which swept through the Mt. Everest base camp. Jost Kobusch, a climber from Germany, caught the avalanche tearing through the base camp on camera.
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