US climber becomes 11th Everest fatality

US climber becomes 11th Everest fatalityA US climber has died after descending from Everest, officials said Tuesday, taking this season's toll to 11 including several deaths blamed on overcrowding on the world's highest mountain. Christopher John Kulish, 61, had already climbed the 8,848-metre (29,029-feet) peak, and was safely back at a camp below the summit on Monday evening. "All of a sudden he had a heart problem and passed away at South Col, according to his expedition organisers," said Mira Acharya from Nepal's tourism department.




from Yahoo News - Latest News & Headlines https://yhoo.it/2W9DxGI

Comments