On 18 April 2014, an avalanche on Mount Everest killed 16 people and injured 9 people. The avalanche was caused by a serac which fell from the slopes of Mount Everest above the icefall.
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Everest as seen from Gokyo Ri
Khumbu Glacier + Khumbu Icefall + Mount Everest
This labeled photo-diagram shows the location of the fatal ice avalanche on the 2014 route, and the revised 2015 route through the Khumbu.