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Foreign climbers ‘started Everest brawl’

HIGH TENSION:Witnesses said a fight started after climbers refused to wait while Sherpas fixed ropes, while others say overcommercialization is causing friction

AFP, KATHMANDU

Hundreds of climbers from 32 expeditions and their Sherpa guides and helpers are at the base camp waiting for the window of good weather in May to make their way to the 8,848m summit. Spring is considered the best season to climb.

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