This startling photograph of a human traffic jam that stranded climbers for hours on a ridge below the summit of Mt Everest illustrate a disaster waiting to happen. Photo: AFP Photo / Project Possible
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Now time for crowd control on Everest

  • Photos of people lining up to reach the world’s highest peak illustrate a disaster waiting to happen and, with 11 dead so far, safety measures must be taken by both climbers and expedition organisers

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This startling photograph of a human traffic jam that stranded climbers for hours on a ridge below the summit of Mt Everest illustrate a disaster waiting to happen. Photo: AFP Photo / Project Possible
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