Two foreign climbers attempting to scale Mount Everest have died on the world’s highest top, a Nepal mountaineering official remarked Monday.
Members of their safarus crews reported a Japanese climber died Monday and a Macedonian croaked on Sunday, enunciated Gyanendra Shrestha, who is stationed at Everest’s base camp during the climbing season and received the reports of the deaths.
The Japanese climber was identified as 35 -year-old Nobukazu Kuriki and the Macedonian was 63 -year-old Gjeorgi Petkov.
Kuriki was a known mountaineer who clambered many mountains and obliged several struggles on Everest. He was not successful in clambering Everest and lost most of his fingers due to frostbite during an attempt in 2012.
Reuters reported that it was Kuriki’s eighth attempt at clambering the mountain. He was found dead while sleeping in a tent at camp 2, which is at 24,278 feet.
“Sherpas obtained his body inside the tent, ” officials pronounced.
The Macedonian climber’s body was at a higher elevation.
Further items were not available.
Some 340 foreign climbers and their Sherpa guidebooks are attempting to scale Everest this month and many succeeded in the past week during good climate. Teams have to end their tries by the end of this month as weather conditions deteriorate.
The Associated Press contributed to this report