Bodies Of 7 Missing Climbers On Himalayan Mountain Recovered
Report says the Indian paramilitary soldiers on Sunday reached the bodies of seven of eight members of an international climbing team who’d vanished on the country’s second-highest mountain, officials .say
According to the report,members from the team found the dead on Nanda Devi East, a notoriously dangerous mountain.
The victims have not yet been identified, Vijay Jogdande, an administrator of Uttarakhand state, said.
All eight of the climbers, which included two Americans, four Britons, one Australian and an Indian, were presumed dead after disappearing May 26 on the mountain.
Soldiers found the bodies at an altitude of over 16,000 feet, Jogdande said.
“# mountaineers recovered 7 bodies of the mountaineers near an unnamed peak near Mount #NandaDevi East today including a woman and an Indian. Search for 8th missing mountaineer will be carried out tomorrow.
Some mountaineering equipment also recovered from the site,” Indo-Tibetan Border Police tweeted on Sunday.
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Source: Fox news