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Trekking Companies Avoid Nepal Following Royal Massacre

June 8 2001 at 11:21 AM
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June 5, 200 At least two U.S. trekking companies say they will keep their tours out of Nepal due to instability in the country following the deaths of King Birendra and eight other royal family members.

The companies, Geographic Expeditions and Mountain Travel-Sobek, have either canceled trips or rerouted around Nepal, Reuters reports. They cited uncertainty of travel and safety as concerns.


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