Indian climber from Uttar Pradesh missing while descending Everest
An Indian climber hailing from Uttar Pradesh has been reported missing while descending Mount Everest, an expedition organiser said on Sunday.
Kathmandu: An Indian climber hailing from Uttar Pradesh has been reported missing while descending Mount Everest, an expedition organiser said on Sunday.
Ravi Kumar from Moradabad went missing on Saturday, Thupten Sherpa of Kathmandu-based Arun Treks said.
He said Ravi scaled the Everest around 1.28 pm and accompanied by a Sherpa guide began to climb down. Contact with him was lost around balcony area on the world's highest peak, Thupten said.
Lakpa Wongya Sherpa, who accompanied Ravi, reached Camp 4 at 11 pm on Saturday and looked very exhausted.
"The Sherpa was evacuated to the base camp. We have sent a helicopter with three Sherpas to look for Ravi Kumar. The chopper can land at only Camp 2, after which the Sherpas will trek up to the South Col area to look for the missing Indian climber."
Six Indian climbers scaled the Everest last week, becoming the first batch to ascent the world's highest peak this season.
Find latest and upcoming tech gadgets online on Tech2 Gadgets. Get technology news, gadgets reviews & ratings. Popular gadgets including laptop, tablet and mobile specifications, features, prices, comparison.
Kamal Rani was the MLA from Ghatampur in Kanpur. She was also twice a Member of Parliament in the Lok Sabha.
Journalist, shot in Ghaziabad over plaint against niece's harrassment, passes away; 9 accused arrested
The journalist was returning home in Vijay Nagar area when he was waylaid by over half a dozen armed men and suffered a bullet injury in the head
Accordig to district officials, over 1.50 lakh people in Kaisarganj, Mahsi and Mihipurva tehsils of Bahraich have been affected while 171 houses have been damaged