Three West Bengal mountaineers traced in Nepal

Last Updated: Friday, May 24, 2013 - 22:22

Kolkata: Three mountaineers from West Bengal, missing for the last two days during an expedition to Mount Dhaulagiri in Nepal, were on Friday traced and taken to the base camp in Kathmandu.
Basanta Sinha Ray, Debasish Biswas and Moloy Roy, missing since May 22 were found and airlifted by helicopter to the base camp in Kathmandu, West Bengal`s Youth Affairs Minister Arup Biswas, told a news agency.
"The move to trace the three missing mountaineers was taken by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee who impressed upon the External Affairs Ministry to rescue them," Biswas said.

PTI



First Published: Friday, May 24, 2013 - 22:22

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