KATHMANDU, Jan 23: The government has suspended search and rescue operation for four South Korean trekkers and three Nepali guides who have gone missing following an avalanche in Annapurna region since Monday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: Though the Nepal Army has started searching for the trekkers missing in the avalanche-hit area of Annapurna Rural Municipality, it might stop the operation from Thursday as rescue equipment has traced what are possibly bodies of the trekkers in a deep gorge, it has been learnt.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Sept 20: At the bottom, the Bhotekoshi River roars through gorge tearing the rocky mountains apart while giant rocks sit atop the mountain. In between of the deadly rocks and raging river, the Araniko Highway passes by a roadside town- the Liping Bazar. Once a vibrant commercial center, Liping Bazar nowadays looks lifeless. There is no movement in this town.

INDIA, April 10: A School bus plunged off a mountain road overnight into a deep gorge in the Himalayan foothills, killing 27 children, some as young as four, Indian officials said.

NEW DELHI, July 20:  An inter-city bus plunged into a deep gorge in a northern Indian hill state on Thursday, killing 28 people and injuring 10 others, officials said.

NEW DELHI, April 19 A senior government official says 44 people have been killed after a bus swerved off a mountain road and plunged into a deep gorge in northern India's Himachal Pradesh state.