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The survivors were airlifted to Kathmandu

In this handout photograph released by Nepalese helicopter aviation service Simrik Air, rescuers are pictured at a site following an avalance at Manaslu in Gorkha District. Rescuers have scaled down a search for two French climbers and a Canadian missing in a Nepal avalanche which killed at least nine people attempting to scale one of the world's highest peaks.

Nepal avalanche kills climbers

An avalanche hit a team of climbers on a high Himalayan peak in Nepal on

Sunday, leaving at least nine dead and six others missing including Quebec doctor Dominique Ouimet.