Nepalese-Canadian woman dies on Everest,two climbers missing

Two climbers have already died in the Everest in this season.

Written by Agencies | Kathmandu | Published: May 21, 2012 2:49 pm

A Nepalese-Canadian woman has and two other climbers went missing while returning to the base camp after successfully scaling Mt. Everest,the highest mountain in the world.

Shreya Shah died while descending from the Summit yesterday,said an official at Mountain Division of Tourism Ministry here.

Two other climbers,a German and a Korean,went missing as they were returning to the base camp after climbing the Everest,said the official.

Two climbers have already died in the Everest in this season.

This spring,at least 110 people,including 13 Indians,have scaled 8848 m high Everest. A 73-year-old Japanese woman has set a new record by climbing the Everest as the eldest woman to reach the summit.

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