Terrifying Footage Emerges of Moment Avalanche Hit Everest Base Camp

Terrifying footage has emerged reportedly of the moment an earthquake-triggered avalanche hit Everest base camp, sending panicked climbers running for their lives. 1430104806959 (1) German climber Jost Kobusch, 22, posted the 2½-minute video on his YouTube channel a day after the earthquake, with the description: ‘The ground was shaking from the earthquake and as soon as we saw people running we were running ourselves to save our lives.’ 1430104806959 (2) The panicked climber taking the footage takes refuge beside a tent under a jacket, all the while keeping his camera rolling. He and another climber can be heard panting heavily and swearing in shock. Reports SMH

It is the worst such disaster to hit Nepal since 1934, when 8500 died.