Seven stranded climbers rescued from Mt ManasluThe climbers were rescued by helicopter on Tuesday morning after an improvement in weather conditions.
Seven climbers stranded at Mt Manaslu following an avalanche on Monday have been rescued.
The stranded climbers were rescued by helicopter on Tuesday morning.
According to Gorkha District Police Office Superintendent Kedar Khanal, four of the seven climbers have been airlifted to Kathmandu.
“Nima Dorje Sherpa and Dawa Sherpa of Sankhuwasabha; Furita Sherpa and Lhakpa Sherpa of Dolakha have been sent to Kathmandu and the remaining three are still in Samagaun,” said Khanal.
Khanal informed that weather conditions in the area had improved on Tuesday morning which eased the rescue operation.
On Monday, three climbers who were injured during the avalanche were rescued and airlifted to Kathmandu.
Police informed that medical personnel are assessing the condition other climbers who sustained injuries during the incident and efforts are underway to rescue them.