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Rescue efforts underway to save 20 trapped climbers in Sarebung Peak

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KATHMANDU — Rescue endeavors is underway to safeguard trapped climbers in Sarebung Peak (6346 meter) in Mustang.

Police said that two choppers of the Simrik Air have been dispatched for rescue operation.

Total 20 climbers including two German nationals were trapped following a strong snowstorm on Saturday morning.

The German nationals have been identified as Tobias Grokenen (48) and his wife Gudrun Ingrid Ziermann (44).

The incident occurred while they were climbing down the peak, the District Police Office, Manang, informed.

Saribung peak is the wonderful trekking experience in the remote and untouched land of Western Nepal that follows the trail through Upper Mustang region.

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PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team





KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.

PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.

Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.

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