Seventeen mountaineers surprised by avalanche

World October 24, 2017 06:21

ulaanbaatar - In Mongolia, ten mountain climbers were killed after attack by an avalanche. Seven people are still missing, reports the Chinese state-owned Xinhua agency based on the authorities in Mongolia.

The mountaineers were part of a group of 27, who successfully reached the top of the Otgontenger Uul at a height of 4000 meters. During the descent the group was surprised by the snow mass. Ten mountain climbers managed to reach the valley and hit the alarm.

The rescue services know that the dead mountain climbers they found have been dropped by the avalanche. About one hundred people are looking for the seven missing people.

From which country the climbers come is not known.

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