Two including one Nepali go missing during Mt Everest expedition

Published On: May 22, 2024 04:50 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

SALLERI (SOLUKHUMBU), May 22: Two people - one Nepali and one Briton - have gone missing during the descent from Mt Everest expedition. Those missing are Sherpa guide Tenzi Sherpa, 21, and British citizen Daniel Paul Peterson, 40, according to Department of Tourism Director Kali Bahadur Bhujel. 

They reportedly slipped from an altitude of 8,750 meters at the South Summit this morning. They successfully ascended Everest on the morning of May 21.  

Their expedition was facilitated by the Eight K Expedition Pvt Ltd. A team of six trained mountain guides has been mobilized to search for the missing climbers. The Department of Tourism has called for cooperation from all quarters in the search operation for the two.


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