Three killed in Himlung avalanche

Himlung Himal

Himlung Himal

Three mountaineers died while climbing Himlung Himal (7126m) in Manang district on September 29, according to RSS.
The tragedy occured when an avalanche hit the climbing party. The deceased have been identified as Tendi Sherpa of Gudel-4 and Pasang Sherpa of Juke in Solukhumbu and Kaji Sherpa of Okhaldhunga. Dead body of Kaji has yet to be retrieved.
Though a Mountain Air helicopter reached the base camp on September 29 to airlift the dead bodies, it couldn’t return due to bad weather.
The bodies have been kept at the Camp I of Himlung Himal,RSS said.

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