Two climbers, one Chinese and one Taiwanese, die in Nepal

Posted on May 22, 2013 • Filed under: Nepal, Tourists Die

According to, thirty climbers from China, 24 male and 6 female have been registered to scale various summits this spring but two of them have already died, officials said on Wednesday. Li Xiaoshi, 58, from Taiwan, died while attempting the 8,516-meter-tall Lhotse Mountain. and Liu Xiangyang, 46, from Yunnan province, died while attempting the 8,463-meter-tall Makalu Mountain. Li got altitude sickness on May 18 at the height of 8, 000 meters while approaching Lhotse, according to Purna Chandra Bhattarai, joint secretary with Nepal’s Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation (MOCTCA). Read article

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