Two mountaineers die in Mount Everest


Salleri (Solukhumbu), May 21 . A Japanese mountaineer Nobukaju Kuriki died while climbing the world’s highest peak, Mount Everest.

Japanese national Kuriki, 36, who went out of contact with the group guide while descending from camp III in course of scaling the Mt Everest, was found dead this morning, shared Police Inspector Pradhyumna Kumar Adhikari.

He had come to Lukla through Trek Expedition Company, Bochibochi, on May 3 for climbing the Mount Everest.

Likewise, Macedonian national Jeorgi Petkov, 62, died of altitude sickness at 1.45 pm on Sunday while climbing the Mount Everest. He died somewhere nearby camp III.
According to police, his body was air lifted to the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH) today.