Tuesday, 26 October 2021

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Congestion didn’t kill climbers on Mount Everest: Nepal

Nepal’s Department of Tourism (DoT) claimed that high altitude sickness and other health reasons caused deaths on Mount Everest this spring season, not congestion. The DoT’s statement has come at a time when it is facing immense criticism for issuing too many permits to scale the world’s tallest peak while ...

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Five Koreans among nine killed in Himalayas in Nepal

Five South Korean climbers and their four Nepali guides have been killed after their base camp in the Himalayas was ravaged by a storm, local police and hiking officials said on Sunday. The disaster, which claimed the life of record-breaking Korean climber Kim Chang-ho, is the worst climbing accident to ...

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