Tragic news for the recent summit pushes. Two climbers using Seven Summits Treks have died both during their descent according to SST co-founder Chhang Dawa Sherpa :
~ We express our sadness and deepest sympathy over the passing of Mr. Abdul and Mr. Liu – 12 May 2021.
* Abdul Waraich (Switzerland), passed away near to the South Summit, who was suffered from Exhaustion. Mr. Abdul successfully reached the summit but began experiencing issues during his descent. We sent two additional Sherpas with oxygen and foods, unfortunately Sherpas couldn’t save him.
* Puwei Liu (USA) took his last breath at Camp IV (7900m -S col), While descending from Hillary Step(the max height he gained) he had Snow Blindness and exhaustion, consequently it consumed more hour but with the help of extra oxygen supply and additional Sherpa support he safely reached the South Col, late Wednesday evening before he suddenly passed away.
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