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  Seven Deaths on Everest


A Bulgarian climber, Hristo Hristov has died on the North side. The climber was last seen alive some 50 meters beneath the peak while descending on Thursday. The Bulgarian climber was reported in very bad shape by George Dijmarescu. This body was later found near the second step. Yes he summited...

Three Korean climbers have died on Everest. One descending from the Summit of Everest from the North side. Another attached to the ropes, probably searching for his friends, and a third also in the rescue operation.

A Japanese woman has also died descending from the North side of Everest. Shoto Ota was with the Adventure Guides QOMOLANGMA EXPEDITION 2004. After the summit she lost consciousness coming down and died. She was 63.

On the South side of Everest, a small team of Gustavo Lisi (Argentina) and Nils Antezana (Bolivia) attempted the Summit with 2 Sherpas. Some of the members summited, but Dr. Nils Antezana got into trouble on the way down. The guide returned from the Summit but then needed to be helped down by the Pemb Sherpa from the Irish expedition. The 2 Sherpas returned late from the Summit, but are safe in camp 4. Dr. Nils Antezana has now been reported passed away by the Nepal Tourism Industry Division.

 

That makes 6 climbers who has lost their lives on Everest in 2004.

 

Another climber, Mariana Maslarova, reportedly was asked to turn around numerous times... There was high concern for Mariana Maslarova, as her location was unknown. Then the Sofia news agency reported she was found, and now they seem to be reporting she is "unaccounted for". Mariana Maslarova is now being reported as dead by the Sofia news agency and by her agent. Her agent has stated that Brazilian climbers have found her dead.

We ask you to join us in prayer for these climbers and their families in this time of need.

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