Accident in Himalaya, Damai Sarki Sherpa dies

Fatal fall for the alpine guide

22 May 2018

Unfortunately, five people have lost their lives on Everest in the last period. The Himalayan Times has in fact announced that Damai Sarki Sherpa, known IFMGA/UIAMG Alpine Guide, recently died falling into a crevasse and despite the alert and alerted and intervened in time, for Damai there was nothing to do.

Everything would have happened not far from Camp 2 while Sarki was accompanying a foreign client. Relief and recovered after the fall, he was first brought to base camp and then to Namche Bazaar but unfortunately in the night his conditions have worsened until death. The body will then be brought to Kathmandu as soon as possible.

A dramatic month this on the roof of the world. Recently also the Japanese Nobukazu Kuriki lost his life between Camp 3 and Camp 2, Gjeorgi Petkov from Macedonia was the victim of a cardiac arrest in Camp 3, Rustem Amirov was killed in Camp 2 while he was attempting the Lhotse and in the middle of the month also another guide, Lama Babu Sherpa, lost his life near Camp 4.


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