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November 9, 2021

Trained rescue team deployed for missing French climbers

Kathmandu: A well-trained, experienced, and equipped French group comprising of 14 people has been instantly deployed in the Everest region to look for the missing French climbers.

The trained French group has been deployed to search and rescue the three French nationals who had gone missing for the past 13 days while climbing Khangtega peak standing at an altitude of 6,782 meters, according to the police officials at Solukhumbu.

The search and rescue team is reported to have reached Khumbu by helicopter on Sunday and the team is expected to expedite the search operation from Monday.

It may be recalled that the three French missing nationals along with other members (eight members team) had reached the Khumbu region on October 4 to summit Mount Khangtega through the Holiday Himalaya Trek and Expedition Pvt Ltd.

The three missing French nationals include- Thomas, Gabriel, and Louis.

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