Nepal's Ang Rita Sherpa Dies At 72

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Published on September 23, 2020 - Duration: 00:32s

Nepal's Ang Rita Sherpa Dies At 72

Ang Rita Sherpa, the first man to climb Mount Everest 10 times has died.

His family shared that he died on Monday following a lengthy illness.

Fellow sherpas are mourning and called his death a major loss to Nepal and the climbing community.

All of Ang Rita's ascents to the world's tallest mountain from 1983 and 1996 were made without bottled oxygen.

The 72-year-old, who had suffered brain and liver ailments for a long time, died at his home in the Nepal.

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