Mountain guide dies of altitude sickness on Tuesday

19th Jan, 2017 | Tourism Mail Crew

KATHMANDU, Jan 19 : A mountain guide has died of altitude sickness in Solukhumbu on Tuesday.


Padam Jang Rai, employee at Mountaineering Division at the Department of Tourism died of altitude sickness at Khumjung VDC-7 in Solukhumbu district, the Department of Tourism has confirmed.

Rai whose house is in Gupteshowr, Bhojpur district fell ill at Lukla region on his way back from Mountain Everest base camp.