2 mountain climbers from Kolkata died climbing Mt. Kanchenjunga
During an expedition, 2 mountain climbers from Kolkata died near the summit of Mt Kanchenjunga. 48-years old Biplab Baidya and 46-years old Kuntal Kanrar died at an altitude of 8,000 metres. Baidya died of altitude sickness, and Kanrar died while climbing, according to the Pasang Sherpa of Peak Promotion hiking company. Hundreds of climbers opt for the Himalayan peaks during the climbing season every year.