Time to Clean the "Death Zone"

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Fri, Apr 23rd, 2010 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

A team of 20 Sherpa mountaineers plans to remove bodies of climbers who died in Mount Everest's "death zone," a treacherous stretch that has claimed some 300 lives since 1953, the team leader said Monday. The team also aims to remove tons of garbage left behind on the slopes under a Nepalese government program to clean up the popular tourist destination.

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