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Avalanche on Kangchenjunga kills three climbers

Missing: Chhanda Gayen

Missing: Chhanda Gayen

The ridge between triumph and tragedy is narrow. On Sunday, Chhanda Gayen had scaled as first Indian woman Kangchenjunga, with 8586 meters the third highest mountain in the world. Four days later, she was confirmed dead because there is no more hope to recover her alive. When she was trying to climb also to the 8505-meter-high summit of Yalung Kang, also known as Kangchenjunga West, she and the Sherpas Dawa Wangchu (28.) and Migma Temba (24) were stuck by an avalanche, reports the “Himalayan Times in Kathmandu. Due to bad weather, the search for the missing climbers has been abandoned .


22. May 2014 | 16:33



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