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Paramilitary Climber Dies After Team Gets Hit By Avalanche In Uttarakhand


Nurbu Wangdus, an ace climber of the mountain-warfare trained force, was evacuated by his colleagues but he later died, a senior official said.

New Delhi:

A 38-year-old ITBP climber has been killed after an expedition team of the border guarding force was hit by a "massive" avalanche in Uttarakhand, a senior official said on Saturday.

Head Constable Nurbu Wangdus and another climber of the force were trapped in the avalanche near the Gangotri peak at 21,890 feet on Friday, the official said.

Nurbu Wangdus, an ace climber of the mountain-warfare trained force, was evacuated by his colleagues but he ...


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