Mirza Ali Baig while talking to media said that Col (R) Abdul Jabbar and his guide faced severe health issues and their condition deteriorated after their oxygen cylinder finished during return trip from Mount Everest
, which stands at a foreboding 8,848 metres (or 29,029 feet) high above sea level, is a dream destination for climbers around the world.
It has not been determined whether or not the Alabama doctor reached the summit of Mount Everest
, the goal for every trekker who undertakes the life-threatening expedition.
For the first time, yoga was also celebrated at the base camp of Mount Everest
, the statement said.
Cleaning campaign coordinator Nim Dorjee Sherpa, head of the village where Mount Everest
is located, told Reuters two bodies were collected from the treacherous Khumbu Icefall and two from camp three site at the Western Cwm.
Seasoned climbers are well aware of the importance of oxygen when it comes to conquering Mount Everest
. Given its high altitude, oxygen levels on the mountain are low.
They said: "The Department is aware of reports of the death of an Irish citizen on the north slopes of Mount Everest
based Madison Mountaineering company that sponsors climbers to Mount Everest
said many were not "well qualified or prepared climbers" and were without the support necessary to ascend and descend safely.
Dubai: Mount Everest
remains the pinnacle of every climber's dream and immediately conjures a collage of magnificent memories -- but becoming a part of a fatal traffic jam is certainly not among them.
The Mumbai-based climber, identified as Anjali S Kulkarni, breathed her last above the Camp IV of Mount Everest
at an altitude of 7,906 metres.
The 35-year-old Ali is the brother of Samina Baig, the first Pakistani woman, who climbed Mount Everest
in in 2013 and then all Seven Summits by 2014.
Four other Pakistanis have also climbed the Mount Everest
, including Nazir Sabir, Hassan Sadpara, Samina Baig, belonging to Gilgit-Baltistan, and Col retired Abdul Jabbar Bhatti from Punjab.