Mount Everest: Six dead in this year's climbing season

  • Officials said that six people died on the Mount Everest during this year’s climbing season. Media reports quoted Wangchu Sherpa, managing director of Trekking Camp Nepal, as saying that the body of Indian climber Goutam Ghosh was found on Sunday. The body of Ghosh, who had gone missing on May 21 on Mount Everest, was found at the death zone. Paresh Chandra Nath’s body, Ghosh’s climbing companion, was found on May 27; however, it had to be left there due to inclement weather and would be retrieved next year.