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Avalanche on mountain pass in northern Nepal kill 4 trekkers, several rescued

  • In this photo provided by the Nepalese army, soldiers carry an avalanche victim before he is airlifted in Thorong La pass area, Nepal, Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014. An avalanche and blizzard in Nepal's mountainous north have killed at least 12 people, including eight foreign trekkers, officials said Wednesday. Five other climbers were hit by a separate avalanche on Mount Dhaulagiri and remain missing. (AP Photo/Nepalese Army)

    In this photo provided by the Nepalese army, soldiers carry an avalanche victim before he is airlifted in Thorong La pass area, Nepal, Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014. An avalanche and blizzard in Nepal's mountainous north have killed at least 12 people, including eight foreign trekkers, officials said Wednesday. Five other climbers were hit by a separate avalanche on Mount Dhaulagiri and remain missing. (AP Photo/Nepalese Army)  (The Associated Press)

  • In this photo provided by the Nepalese army, soldiers prepare to airlift an avalanche victim in Thorong La pass area, Nepal, Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014. An avalanche and blizzard in Nepal's mountainous north have killed at least 12 people, including eight foreign trekkers, officials said Wednesday. Five other climbers were hit by a separate avalanche on Mount Dhaulagiri and remain missing. (AP Photo/Nepalese Army)

    In this photo provided by the Nepalese army, soldiers prepare to airlift an avalanche victim in Thorong La pass area, Nepal, Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014. An avalanche and blizzard in Nepal's mountainous north have killed at least 12 people, including eight foreign trekkers, officials said Wednesday. Five other climbers were hit by a separate avalanche on Mount Dhaulagiri and remain missing. (AP Photo/Nepalese Army)  (The Associated Press)

  • From left to right, Israeli trekkers Linor Kajan, Yakov Megreli and Maya Ora attend the media at the Army hospital in Katmandu, Nepal, Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014. Nepal army rescuers in helicopters spotted eight more bodies of trekkers along a mountain trail that was buried in avalanches and blizzards, raising the death toll to 20, while five more climbers were missing on another mountain, officials said Thursday. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)

    From left to right, Israeli trekkers Linor Kajan, Yakov Megreli and Maya Ora attend the media at the Army hospital in Katmandu, Nepal, Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014. Nepal army rescuers in helicopters spotted eight more bodies of trekkers along a mountain trail that was buried in avalanches and blizzards, raising the death toll to 20, while five more climbers were missing on another mountain, officials said Thursday. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)  (The Associated Press)

An avalanche on a mountain pass in northern Nepal has killed four trekkers from Poland, Israel and Nepal.

Nepalese army official Niranjan Shrestha says rescuers have recovered the bodies, including two Poles, from the Thorong La pass, about 160 kilometers (100 miles) northwest of the capital, Katmandu.

Shrestha said army rescuers from nearby training camps were able to reach some of the trekkers and bring them safely to the nearest town.

Last week's cyclone in neighboring India has triggered rains and snow in Nepal's northern mountains.

The weather cleared up on Wednesday, allowing rescuers and trekkers to reach safer grounds.