Four foreigners and Nepali guide rescues from Mera Peak; One still goes missing

21st Oct, 2021 | Tourism Mail Crew

KATHMANDU, Oct 21: Four foreigners and a Nepali guide have been rescued from climbing Mera Peak (6470 m). One person is still missing and the rescue team is still searching.

Four foreigners and a Nepali guide have been rescued and brought to the capital from Makalu Adventure Pvt. Ltd. They are undergoing treatment at Grande Hospital in Kathmandu. According to the Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA), the rescue team also brought the members of the Sherpa Events Organizer who went on the climb through the Adventure Victory Team to Lukla. Cheten Sherpa, a member of the team, has been without contact for the past three days.

In a statement issued by the President Of NMA, Santabir Lama on Thursday, the search operation is being carried out in coordination with the company in collaboration with the Ministry of Tourism, Department of Tourism, District Administration Office, Solukhumbu, Nepal Police and Nepal Army.

 A team led by group leader Nuru Sherpa and climbing guide Kami Sherpa has been mobilized in the search operation. "We hope to rescue him soon," Lama said in a statement.