Two Indian climbers die on Mount Kanchenjunga

Published On: May 16, 2019 10:57 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, May 16: Two Indian climbers have died on Mt. Kanchenjunga on Thursday morning, the expedition company said.

Indian national Biplab Baidya and Kuntal Karna died while descending from the summit, according to the company.

“Both the climbers collapsed at an altitude of 8500 meters,” said an official of Peak Promotion Nepal, the expedition company.

Sherpas are mobilized to bring the dead bodies down. Helicopter will airlift the dead bodies to Kathmandu after the Sherpas bring the dead bodies to the camp II.

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