Three climbers died in three days on mount Everest. Two other climbers have gone missing. Climbing the highest peak in the world resumed this year in April after a two year hiatus due to the catastrophic earthquake and a deadly avalanche that killed 16 people in 2014.
But the tragedy happened again. On the most famous mount Everest killed 3 climbers. On Thursday, the crew member PURBA Sherpa fell into a mountain and crashed. 25-year-old member of the expedition worked hard to fix the route and fell from the mountain.
On Friday evening, another member of the expedition 36-year-old Eric Arnold from the Netherlands was killed heading back, after a successful ascent to Everest. He suspected a heart attack.
On Saturday, the Australian woman started to suffer from altitude sickness. She reached the last camp before climbing to the top. 34-year-old Maria Strydom were not able to move up and rescue the team failed to achieve it. Strydom died on Saturday, before she was able to go back down to camp.
Maria gave an interview at the school in March in detail about her desires. She wanted to climb the highest seven summits on every continent. She has already climbed Denali in Alaska, Aconcagua in Argentina, mount Ararat in Eastern Turkey and mount Kilimanjaro in Africa. She planned to climb Everest with her husband.
Two Indian climbers have gone missing at an altitude of 8 thousand meters on mount Everest, said the organizers of the expedition. Climbers from the Indian state of West Bengal has ceased to get in touch with Saturday evening, said Sherpa, managing Director at the camp Trekking Nepal.
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