Altitude sickness claims Australian's life

4th Mar, 2017 | Tourism Mail Crew

BIRATNAGAR , March 4 : An Australian national, who was lodging at a hotel in Pheruche at Khumjung-7 in Solukhumbu district, has died of altitude sickness on Friday.

The identity of the deceased has been established as Johnes Mauphepaul, 49, the Eastern Regional Office in Biratnagar quoted the Area Police Office, Lukla as saying.

The Australian national was lodging at Madan Earth Hotel. His body has been kept at Pasang Lhamu Hospital in Lukla, police said.