Australian mountaineer found dead

21st Mar, 2018 | Tourism Mail Crew

SOLUKHUMBU, Mar 21:  Australian citizen was found dead in Khumbu Pasang Lhamu rural municipality-4 of Solukhumbu district.

Australian citizen Murkesh Ischet,43, was found dead at Lobuche of ward no-4 of the municipality, according to Police Inspector at District Police Office, Solukhumbu Padyumna Adhikari. He had been missing since mid-December 2017.

His body was airlifted to Lukla and then to Kathmandu today. Ischet reportedly died during an attempt to scale the Lobuche mountain, police said.