Three mountaineers killed in Mt. Himlung avalanche

Mt. Himlung located in Solukhumbu district, file photo.

KATHMANDU, Nepal- Three Nepali climbers were killed while climbing the Mt. Himlung in Solukhumbu district, recently.   They had gone missing in an avalanche a week ago.

The dead mountaineers are identified as Tendi Sherpa of Gudel VDC-4,  Pasang Shepa of Juke village in the district and Kaji Sherpa of adjoining Okhaldhunga district, according to RSS , a National News Agency of Nepal.

Bodies of Tendi and Pasang are kept at Himlung Base Camp No. 1, said Datenji Sherpa.

A helicopter of the Mountain Air landed at the Himlung Base Camp on Sunday morning to airlift the bodies failed due to adverse weather, it is learnt.

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