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3 International mountaineering teams top Mt. Qomolangma
20/5/2007 11:42

At least three international mountaineering teams have successfully climbed Mt. Qomolangma from the Nepali side this season, the government said today.

According to the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, two teams scaled the world's highest mountain yesterday while one team claimed it on Friday.

Two members and two high altitude workers of "2007 IMG Everest (Qomolangma) Expedition II" team comprising climbers from the United States and Canada and Nepali Sherpas climbed the peak yesterday.

Similarly, two members and four high altitude workers of "2007 IMG Everest (Qomolangma) Expedition I" successfully scaled the world's highest peak yesterday. They include climbers of Mexico, South Africa and Nepali Sherpas.

Likewise, two members of the "H.G. II Everest (Qomolangma) Expedition Spring 2007" successfully climbed Mt. Qomolangma on Friday.

They are climbers of the United States and a Sherpa people from Solukhumbu area in Nepal.