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Indian team seeks to recover bodies of five Himalayas climbers

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Mountaineers launch ground expedition in search of missing international climbers
A team of Indian mountaineers has launched a ground expedition on a dangerous Himalayan mountain to retrieve the bodies of five people believed to be part of a missing group of eight international climbers.Last week, military helicopters tried several times to drop mountaineers down to where the bodies had been spotted at an altitude of about 5,000 metres (16,400ft), but high winds made it impossible to get close enough. Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/jun/10/indian-team-seeks-to-recover-bodies-of-five-himalayas-climbers

Author : Amrit Dhillon in Delhi

Publish date : 2019-06-10 09:30:36

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