• Monday, May 23, 2022


bad weather ends rescue

BODY COUNT: Climbers head down from the Mount Everest summit

By: Eastern Eye Staff

NEPALI rescuers abandoned plans to retrieve the bodies of two Indian climbers missing on Mount Everest on Monday (30), hoping instead to bring them down next year, an expedition operator said. The two men – identified as Paresh Nath and Goutam Ghosh – were near the summit of the 8,848-metre (29,029- foot) mountain on May 21 when they lost contact with the rest of their team. Rescuers found Nath’s body last Fri- day (27) near the South Col, located at an altitude of 8,000 metres and marking the beginning of the “death zone”. Ghosh’s body was also spotted the same…

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