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An Indian helicopter carrying elite paramilitary mountaineers took off Wednesday for a “very high-risk” operation to retrieve five dead climbers and three others believed killed scaling a treacherous Himalayan peak.(AP Photo)

‘High-risk’ retrieval of dead climbers at Nanda Devi peak begins

By HT Correspondent | New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2019 12:50 PM IST
Air Force choppers spotted five bodies Monday on the slopes of Nanda Devi in India’s high north while looking for the four Britons, two Americans, one Indian and one Australian believed killed by an avalanche last week.
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