KV Correspondent

Jammu climber evacuated from Mt Everest

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At least six persons, including a former Miss India finalist, were today evacuated from the higher camps of Mount Everest after they suffered from high- altitude sicknesses while attempting to climb the world’s highest peak.

According to the expedition organisers, 52-year-old Sangeeta S Bahl, who hails from Jammu and Kashmir, Argentine climbers Andres Esteban Pariz and Ricardo Dario Birn were airlifted from Camp II.

Phurba Tamang, a Nepali climber, were also brought to Kathmandu for treatment, Damber Parajuli, chairman of the Expedition Operators Association Nepal was quoted as saying.


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