Tag Archives: South and Central Asia

Afghan actions terminate Kabul hotel siege that left at the least six dead

Taliban claim responsibility for assault on Intercontinental hotel which led to 12 -hour gun battle with Afghan forces Afghanistan Afghan forces-out discontinue Kabul hotel siege that left at least six dead Taliban claim responsibility for assault on Intercontinental hotel which led to 12 -hour gun battle with Afghan forces Emma Graham-Harrison, Haroon Janjua in Peshawar, … Read More

Mount Everest death toll rises to three amid overcrowding fears

Indian national is third to expires while two people are missing as experts say constrictions may have contributed to deaths Three climbers have died and two are missing on Everest, underlining health risks involved as mountaineers return to the worlds highest crest after two seasons tagged by disasters. The Nepal Mountaineering Association said overcrowding and … Read More

Mount Everest: two climbers killed and 30 want medical help

Dozens need care for frostbite and altitude sickness on mountain after deaths of Australian woman and Dutch man Severe frostbite and altitude sickness have left more than 30 climbers on Mount Everest necessary medical assistance, after two climbers expired on the worlds highest mountain over the weekend. An Australian woman and a Dutch gentleman both … Read More

Mountaineer, 85, dies attempting to reclaim title of oldest to clamber Everest

Nepalese climber Min Bahadur Sherchan believed to have suffered heart attack at base clique on Saturday An 85 -year-old man has died while attempting to regain his designation as the oldest person to climb Everest. Min Bahadur Sherchan died at the basi camp on Saturday evening, said Dinesh Bhattarai, Nepals tourism chief. Gyanendra Shrestha, a … Read More

French climber tells of agony on Pakistan’s ‘Killer Mountain’

Elisabeth Revol abandoned her climbing collaborator, sustained hallucinations and frostbite and may require amputations Mountaineering French climber tells of agony on Pakistan’s ‘Killer Mountain’ Elisabeth Revol abandoned her climbing marriage, tolerated hallucinations and frostbite and may require amputations Angelique Chrisafis in Paris and agencies @achrisafis Thu 1 Feb 2018 12. 10 EST First published on … Read More

Isis activists disguised as physicians kill 38 in Kabul hospital attack

Gunmen garmented as medics fought security force for hours in assault on military hospital in Afghan capital Islamic State has claimed responsibility for an attack on a Kabul armed infirmary by gunmen disguised as doctors who entered the facility and battled security force for hours. At least 38 people died and dozens more injured during, … Read More

Sherpa guide Kami Rita climbs Everest for account 22 nd hour

Kami Rita, 48, from Nepal had held previous evidence of 21 successful ascendings with two fellow guides A veteran Sherpa guide has scaled Mount Everest for the 22 nd season, placing a record for the most climbs of the world’s highest mountain. Kami Rita reached the summit on Wednesday morning with a squad of foreign … Read More

Helicopter search suspended for missing US climbers in Pakistan

Official remarks an initial flight showed no signed of the Kyle Dempster and Scott Adamson, but it did indicate an avalanche on the peak they were climbing An aerial search for two American mountaineers missing in Pakistan was dangled on Sunday, an official added, after an initial flight showed no mansion of the men but … Read More

Mount Everest’s Hillary Step has collapsed, mountaineer shows

Tim Mosedale adds demolition of rocky outcrop, maybe in 2015 earthquake, may manufacture clambering to summit more dangerous A British mountaineer has confirmed that a far-famed bumpy outcrop near the peak of Mount Everest has collapsed, potentially representing the ascent more dangerous. The Hillary Step, identified after Sir Edmund Hillary who, along with the sherpa … Read More

Mount Everest: total of six dead as households mourn Indian climbers

Subhash Paul, Paresh Nath and Goutam Ghosh continued towards top despite admonition era had running around, enunciates Sherpa Further items have emerged of a Mount Everest jaunt in which three of the four climbers died last week, returning the mountains total death toll this year to six as the climbing season comes to a close. … Read More

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