Sherpa dies from altitude sickeness in Mt Everest

Added At:  2013-05-05 5:24 PM     

In this photo‚ released by Neal Beidleman in 2011‚ unidentified mountaineers are seen walk past the Hillary Step while pushing for the summit of Everest.


KATHMANDU: A Sherpa has reportedly died from altitude sickness in Mt Everest on Sunday morning.

According to police, Dariwa Sherpa was returning to the base camp after guiding a group of mountaineers to Camp 3 when he suffered from altitude sickness at around 5:30 this morning.
Sherpa hailed from Phorche of the district, according to police.
Local police are looking into the case.


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