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Court bans blind people, amputees from climbing mount Everest

Nepal’s Supreme Court on Wednesday stayed a government decree that bans blind people and double-amputees from climbing Everest, weeks before the beginning of the popular climbing season on the world’s highest peak.

Nepal bans solo climbers from Everest

Nepal has banned solo climbers from scaling its mountains, including Mount Everest, in a bid to reduce accidents, an official said Saturday.

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