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39-year-old Bengal police staffer scales Mt Everest

nation Updated: May 27, 2016 06:26 IST

KOLKATA: A West Bengal police wireless operator scaled Mount Everest, bringing cheers to mountaineering enthusiasts who were distraught by the news of recent deaths while attempting to reach the highest summit. According to a statement released by West Bengal Police Directorate, Rudra Prasad Haldar, 39, reached the summit last Saturday.

First Published: May 27, 2016 06:26 IST