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One of Two Climbers Rescued From ‘Killer Mountain’ Nanga Parbat

One of Two Climbers Rescued From ‘Killer Mountain’ Nanga ParbatA team of Polish climbers helped the rescue mission



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Nepal bans solo climbers from Everest

Nepal bans solo climbers from EverestNepal has banned solo climbers from scaling its mountains, including Mount Everest, in a bid to reduce accidents, an official said Saturday. The cabinet late Thursday endorsed a revision to the Himalayan nation’s mountaineering regulations, banning solo climbers from its mountains — one of a string of measures being flagged ahead of the 2018 spring climbing season. “The changes have barred solo expeditions, which were allowed before,” Maheshwor Neupane, secretary at the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, told AFP.



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Five climbers killed, one injured in Austrian mountain accident

Five climbers killed, one injured in Austrian mountain accidentFive climbers were killed and one seriously injured after a mountain accident on Sunday in the Austrian state of Salzburg, the Austrian Press Agency reported. The tragedy involved a group of climbers in the so-called Mannlkarscharte, a gap in the mountains southwest of Salzburg at about 3,000 meters (10,000 ft) above sea level. The accident was observed by another group of climbers.



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8 mountain climbers die in 3 different accidents in Alps

8 mountain climbers die in 3 different accidents in AlpsBERLIN (AP) — Eight mountain climbers have died in three different accidents this weekend in the Austrian and Italian Alps.



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Bodies of Indian climbers who died on Everest recovered

Bodies of Indian climbers who died on Everest recoveredRescuers have retrieved the body of an Indian climber who died on Mount Everest and airlifted it to Kathmandu on Sunday, along with those of two others who perished last year. Ravi Kumar, 27, died this month after summiting the world’s highest mountain and becoming separated from his guide soon afterwards. Rescuers said its recovery was a risky operation.



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Everest rescuers retrieve bodies of two Indian climbers

Everest rescuers retrieve bodies of two Indian climbersRescuers have retrieved the bodies of two Indian climbers who died on Mount Everest last year but whose remains could not be moved due to bad weather, an official said Thursday. A team of Nepali climbers retrieved the bodies of Goutam Ghosh and Paresh Nath from the balcony, an area just below the summit of the 8,848-metre (29,029-foot) mountain. Ghosh’s remains were only located this year by other climbers on the mountain.



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Four climbers found dead on Everest

Four climbers found dead on EverestAuthorities in Nepal have been unable to confirm the identities of four bodies found on Mount Everest, officials said Wednesday, raising speculation the climbers may have died years ago. The climbers were found at camp four — at 7,950 metres (26,085 feet) — on Tuesday by a rescue team who were there to retrieve the body of a Slovak climber who died on the mountain on Sunday. “Our rescuers found bodies of four climbers in a tent at camp four yesterday.



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Four climbers found dead in tents on Everest, identities unknown

Four climbers found dead in tents on Everest, identities unknownBy Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) – Nepali sherpas have found four climbers dead in their tents on Mount Everest, officials said on Wednesday, taking the death toll on the world’s highest mountain to 10 in the past month. The climbers were found overnight in two tents at Camp Four, at 8,000 meters (26,246 feet), Mingma Sherpa of the Seven Summit Treks group, to which the sherpas belonged, said.



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Four climbers found dead in tents on Everest, identities unknown

Four climbers found dead in tents on Everest, identities unknownBy Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) – Nepali sherpas have found four climbers dead in their tents on Mount Everest, officials said on Wednesday, taking the death toll on the world’s highest mountain to 10 in the past month. The climbers were found overnight in two tents at Camp Four, at 8,000 meters (26,246 feet), Mingma Sherpa of the Seven Summit Treks group, to which the sherpas belonged, said.



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4 climbers die near top of Mount Everest in tragic weekend

4 climbers die near top of Mount Everest in tragic weekendKATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The body of an Indian climber was spotted on Mount Everest on Monday, the fourth fatality during a busy and tragic weekend on the world's highest peak.



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