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Nepal Army Captain being rescued from Everest South Summit

Posted in: 16th May, 2023 Post Category: Blog Blog of Nepal

KATHMANDU: A military officer who fell ill above 8,000m on Mt Everest while descending from the summit point is being rescued by a group of Sherpa climbers, sources at the base camp said.

Nepal Army Captain Dipendra Singh Khatri couldn’t move below the south summit after he returned from the roof of the world, sources said. Khatri, being a part of the Mountain Clean-up Campaign expedition led by Lt Colonel Kishor Adhikari, scaled Everest at 10:05 am on Monday.


Other members of the team have already descended to the lower camps. A team of Sherpa climbers has already reached there and Khatri is being rescued to the lower camps, sources added. 

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