(Newsdesk) A massive push in spiking wind claimed at least three more climbers over the weekend on Mount Everest.
On the south side, German Eberhard Schaaf is believed to have died of AMS (reported yesterday). South Korean Song Won-Bin reportedly died at the Balcony. ExWeb's correspondent in Korea Kyu Dam Lee says the climber was member of a Korean expedition (OB team of Chung-Nam High School) to cerebrate 50th anniversary of his high school. The young mountaineer reportedly fell, and the expedition leader suspects he might have suffered High Altitude Cerebral Edema.
Tilak Pandey, a tourism ministry official at Everest base camp, told AFP that a 33-year-old Nepali-born Canadian woman named Shriya Shah died on Sunday. AFP also report 55-year-old Chinese climber Ha Wenyi found dead at 8,600 metres.
Reports indicate the accidents were caused by general exposure to the high altitude.
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