Two climbers from Mongolia go missing during Everest expedition

KATHMANDU: Two citizens from Mongolia have gone missing during an expedition to Sagarmatha (Mt Everest).

According to the Department of Tourism, those missing have been identified as Usukhjargal Tsedendamba, 31 and Purevsuren Lkhagvajav, 53. They both are males.

The Department was informed about the incident by its Field Office at the Everest Base Camp.

They were last seen ascending to the peak of the Summit from the Everest fourth camp at 8:45 am on May 13 by another expedition team.

The search operation for them is underway at potential locations with the help of rescue management agencies, it is said.

Their expedition was arranged by the Eight K Expeditions Pvt Ltd.

 

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