Japanese Climbers Die on Tibet Mountain

Three Japanese mountain climbers have been killed while scaling ’s Mount Kulagangri (also known as Kula Kangri), according to the New York Times:

The bodies of the climbers were found by team members about 980 feet away from a camp that was at an altitude of 19,300 feet. The three people who died were among a team of seven Japanese climbers who left Lhasa, the Tibetan capital, on Sept. 20.

October 4, 2008, 10:19 PM
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