28 May '17, 2pm

Bodies of Indian climbers who died on Everest recovered.

KATHMANDU (AFP) - Rescuers have retrieved the body of an Indian climber who died on Mount Everest and airlifted it to Kathmandu on Sunday (May 28), along with those of two others who perished last year. Ravi Kumar, 27, died this month after summitting the world's highest mountain and becoming separated from his guide soon afterwards. His body was spotted last Monday about 200 metres from the main route which climbers follow to the summit. Rescuers said its recovery was a risky operation. "A team of at least eight rescue workers retrieved his body and brought it down to Camp 2 on Saturday," Tashi Sherpa of Seven Summit Treks, the company overseeing the operation, told AFP. Get The Straits Times newsletters in your inbox Sign Up "The body has been airlifted to Kathmandu." His brother Manoj Kumar was waiting to receive the body as the helicopter landed at a hospital in Kathma...

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