Three French Climbers Are Missing In Mount Everest Region, A Search Operation Is Underway

Three French Climbers Are Missing In Mount Everest Region, A Search Operation Is Underway

Nov. 8, 2021, 11:13 p.m.

A trained team of security forces and French nationals has been mobilised to search for three French nationals who have been missing in the Mount Everest region for the past 13 days, said the police reports RSS.

A 14-member trained team reached Khumbu on Sunday to search for the missing ones, said Inspector Rishiraj Dhakal, adding that the team launched a search on Monday only due to bad weather on Sunday.

Out of a team of eight foreign tourists on an expedition to climb Kangtega Mountain (6,783 meters), three French nationals—Thomas Arfi, Gabriel Miloche and Louis Pachoud--had gone missing on the way. The mountaineering team had reached Lukla on October 4 reports RSS.

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