Nandi Devi avalanche: bodies of 7 mountaineers brought to Munsyari from Uttarakhand

PITHORAGARH (UTTARAKHAND): The () on Wednesday knocked down the bodies of seven climbers who were hit by an avalanche in May, from Munsyari.

Of the seven, three bodies will be taken to Pithoragarh later in the day, authorities said.

It should be noted that the forces used two cheetahs to carry out the operation.

An ITBP team had recovered the bodies of the climbers, who disappeared on May 26 after being hit by an avalanche on the way to the top of the mountain. However, the body of the eighth member of the team could not be located due to bad weather. The bodies were found at a height of approximately 21,000 feet.

The mountaineers were on an expedition to.

A team of 10 ITBP members took out the seven bodies, including that of a female climber, from under the snow. The team had launched '' for the group of missing mountaineers: 4 Britons, 2 Americans and 1 from India and Australia.

Standing at a height of 25,643 feet, Nanda Devi is the second highest mountain in India and the 23rd highest in general.