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Hiker found alive after seven weeks lost in Himalayas

( CNN) Two Taiwanese hikers have been encountered after disappearing missing in Nepal for virtually seven weeks, but one had died three days before assistance arrived. Survivor Liang Sheng-yue was encountered conscious and with the remains of his partner, Liu Chen-chun, just before midday Wednesday and airlifted out of a canyon near the Narchet River in the Himalayas, according to rescuer Madhav Basnet. Basnet, public officials at Kathmandu-based Asian Trekking Agency and one of the three saviors who found the couple, told CNN that Liang and Liu were hiking all…

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