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Friday, May 31, 2013

ATTEMPT TO RETRIEVE BODIES OF FIVE CLIMBERS FROM KAGCHENJUNGA GIVEN UP Kathmandu, 31 May:: It has been decided that the bodies of the climbers who died in Kanchenjunga Mountain will not be extracted from the site of their death, RSS reports fron Taplejung . They will be left in the ice in Kanchenjunga after they died in the third week of May as more expense will be taken to lift them as snow was now melted. It will be difficult to lift the bodies after snow melted and as the rescue team will be in risk of death, the trekking agency of the team and the relatives of the deceased decided not to lift them from the site. The team for rescue has returned to base camp saying they could not rescue the bodies from the site. The agency had made an attempt to lift but was not possible to rescue, said Seven Summit Trekking Agency Manager Mingma Sherpa. He said it will be risky for the rescuers themselves from this altitude as snow melting has begun from May second week, and will not be extracted as the rescuers themselves denied it. Two Nepalese and three foreigners had died at an altitude of 7400 meters at No. 4 base camp of Kanchenjunga. Those who lost their lives are Phu Dorjee Sherpa of Makalu-5 Sankhuwasabha district, and Bibas Gurung, Hatiyagola- 7 of Sankhuwasabha, and the foreigners are Hungarian citizen Peter Kiss, Zsolt Eross and Korean national Namsoo Park. Nnnn 10-YEAR-OLD RAPE VICTIM PREGNANT Kathmandu, 31May : The District Police Office Chitwan has arrested two persons on the charge of their involvement in different rape cases in the districtm RSS reports from Ratnanagar, Chitwan.. The accused are Ramraj Khanal, 25, of Jutpani-3 and Mahesh Kumal of Krishnapur of Bharatpur Municipality. According to a statement issued by the police, Khanal raped a 13-year-old girl of Padampur VDC-8 last February. Similarly, Kumar allegedly raped a 10-year-old girl of Krishnapur on May 29. He raped the girl taking an opportunity when she was alone at home. District Police Chitwan Chief Deepak Kumar Thapa said further investigations into the cases were underway. The Jutpani victim is pregnant, the police said. nnnn


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