Missing Everest climber’s body found; Australian’s retrieved

May 27, 2016 8:42 AM

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KATHMANDU, Nepal - Climbers on Friday found the body of one of two Indians who went missing last week near the top of Mount Everest, while a helicopter brought back the body of an Australian woman who died on the mountain.

The discovery of Paresh Chandra Nath’s body brings the official Everest death toll this year to four. Climbers found Nath’s body near the 8,850-meter (29,035-foot) summit, and carried it down to Camp 4 at South Col, which sits at an altitude of 8,000 meters (26,000 feet), according to Wangchu Sherpa...

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