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Two Indian climbers die on world's third highest mountain
Kathmandu, May 16, 2019 (AFP) - Two Indian climbers have died and a Chilean is missing on Mount Kanchenjunga, the world's third-highest mountain, expedition organisers said Thursday.
Biplab Baidya, 48, and Kuntal Karar, 46, were on the 8,586 metres (28,169 feet) mountain on the Nepal-India border with a five-member team from West Bengal.
Karar fell ill before making it to the summit while Baidya collapsed during his descent, organis ...