Last visuals of the mountaineers' team near the summit on unnamed peak near the #NandaDevi east. ITBP search team of mountaineers found the memory video device at 19K ft while they were searching the area where bodies were spotted. pic.twitter.com/0BI87MEA8Y— ITBP (@ITBP_official) July 8, 2019
A team of eight climbers attempting a route on India’s second highest peak, 25,643-foot Nanda Devi, were killed in an avalanche at the end of May. The climbers included four Britons, two Americans, an Australian, and an Indian. A recovery team from the Indo-Tibetan Border Police was not able to reach the accident site until June 23, weeks after the avalanche occurred, due to dangerous conditions. The team recovered bodies of seven of the eight climbers, and found a GoPro still attached to one helmet.
ITBP personnel as seen in mountaineers' body retrieval mission near #NandaDevi on 1 June, 2019. 7 dead bodies retrieved from extreme conditions by the brave mountaineers of the force.#Himveers @PIB_India @MIB_India pic.twitter.com/xSrmJo1Yxk— ITBP (@ITBP_official) July 4, 2019
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