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Tuesday 20th March 2018

Mission to Remove Himalayas Climbers' Bodies Begins

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7Dnews London

Wed, 05 Jun 2019 03:17 GMT

The Indian government announced on Wednesday, June 5th that a mission to remove the bodies of five climbers from a mountainside in the Himalayas has begun. It was further stated that the bodies would be brought to Pithoragarh, Reuters reported.

The bodies had been spotted when a rescue mission was launched on Friday, May 31st for eight climbers - four from Britain, two from the United States, and one each from Australia and India – who were reported missing by colleagues after they failed to return to their base camp near the mountain Nanda Devi.


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