Record keeping mountaineer Pandit passes away

Kathmandu, June 19: Record keeping mountaineer Sanjay Pandit has died during mountain expedition in the United States.

Pandit, a permanent resident of Pyuthan district, died while climbing Mt Denali at Alaska in the US on Friday, journalist Hom Prasad Lamsal told the National New Agency (RSS) from the US.

Likewise, the Embassy of Nepal in Washington DC also confirmed the demise of Pandit.

According to journalist Lamsal, Pandit died due to bad weather in the mountain.

Pandit had climbed more than half a dozen of mountains in Nepal including Mt Everest. He had also scaled the major mountains of Africa, Europe as well. RSS

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