ITBP recovers bodies of seven missing mountaineers on their way to Nanda Devi peak

Root News of India 2019-06-24 07:43:10    INTERNATIONAL 2739
ITBP recovers bodies of seven missing mountaineers on their way to Nanda Devi peak
New Delhi, June 24 (RNI): Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) mountaineers have discovered the seven dead bodies believed to be of the missing mountaineers near an unnamed peak near Nanda Devi East in Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand yesterday.

The seven bodies include of a women also. The search for the 8th missing mountaineer will be carried out today. These bodies were traced at an altitude of appx 21000 feet near the peak from where the mountaineers were reported missing on 26th May 2019.

The ITBP had launched search operation last week from Pithoragarh to search the missing mountaineers in which 4 were British, 2 were Americans, and 1 each from Australia and India. The team reached at the spot at 1030 AM yesterday. After analyzing the incident site search team started search of missing mountaineers and recovered bodies of seven mountaineers including one women and one Indian Mountaineer.

After five hours of continuous efforts, the ITBP mountaineers were able to retrieve these seven bodies and kept them at a safe place nearby. Some mountaineering equipment was also recovered from the site by the search team.






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