Domestic tourist dies of altitude sickness at Thorong La Pass

Published On: June 13, 2024 03:25 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

MANANG, June 13: A Nepali succumbed to altitude sickness at Ngisyang Rural Municipality-9 in Manang on Wednesday. 

The deceased has been identified as Hari Adhikari from Phulkharka of Ganga Jamuna Rural Municipality-5 in Dhading. He suffered altitude sickness at an altitude of 5,416 meters at Thorong La Pass trekking route at Ngisyang. 

Adhikari died on the spot, according to Manang's Chief District Officer, Subas Kumar Lamichhane. The body has been transported to Kathmandu via a helicopter.


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