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2 climbers fall to death in Himalayas

2011-11-12 12:46

Seoul, South Korea - Two South Korean mountain climbers have died in the Himalayas after falling from a cliff.

Korean Alpine Federation official Lee Ui-jae said on Saturday that the climbers fell while trying to summit Cholatse in the Nepalese Himalayas. Lee said they were killed on Friday.

Their deaths come just weeks after renowned South Korean climber Park Yeong-seok disappeared on Mount Annapurna in Nepal. He and two climbing partners are presumed dead.