Foreign climber who died on Mt. Everest is Dutch

Kathmandu, May 21: The foreign climber, who died on the Mt Everest after suffering from altitude related sickness on Friday night, has been identified as Eric Arnold from the Netherlands, according to Pemba Sherpa, the manager of Seven Summit Treks.

A survivor of the last year’s deadly avalanche on the Mt Everest, the 36-year-old Dutch successfully stood atop the world’s highest peak yesterday. It was his fifth attempt to conquer the Mt Everest.  He perished at the Camp IV last night.