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Cheshire teenager safe after avalanche on Everest

Alex Sandiforth has tweeted to say he's OK after Nepal earthquake triggered avalanche while he was climbing Mount Everest

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Names released of those missing in Nepal

The names of a number of people from the North West missing in Nepal after a devastating earthquake over the weekend have been released. The Red Cross say 90 British people are unaccounted for - 6 of those have been identified as coming from our region.

  • George Richard Wilson, 69, Manchester
  • Ian Wainman, 42, Merseyside - believed to be safe
  • Karl Townsend, 43, Liverpool
  • Martin Donnelly, 34, Stockport
  • Mike Russell, 42, Lancashire - believed to be safe
  • Naomi Everett, 24 Manchester

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