Three Russian climbers missing on Nepal’s Annapurna peak: Report


Kathmandu: Three Russian climbers have reportedly gone missing from Nepal’s Annapurna I peak (8,091 meters), located in the north-central part of the country.

The climbers have been identified as Sergey Kondrashkin, Alexander Luthokin and Dmitry Sinev, according to the local media reports.

A search operation is set to begin on Monday morning. More details are awaited in this regard.

The Annapurna region is a diverse and popular trekking area. It is a massif in the Himalayas in north-central Nepal that includes several peaks.

In April 2020, two South Korean trekkers had died in an avalanche in the Annapurna region. (ANI)