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    21 sep 2020
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    21 sep 2020

    Mountaineer Angrita Sherpa, who set a world record by climbing Mount Everest without oxygen, has died. Sherpa, who set a record by successfully climbing Mt. Everest for the 10th time without oxygen, passed away this morning.

    According to family sources, Sherpa, nicknamed the Snow Leopard, died at his residence in Jorpati, Kathmandu at 10 am. He died at the age of 72. Born in 1948, Angrita’s main occupation was keeping yak, but he was attracted by mountaineering. He started climbing Mt. Everest in 1983. He started climbing Mt. Everest in 1983. That was Sherpa’s last ascent of Mount Everest in 1996 without oxygen. No climber has so far broken the world record of ten successful ascents of Mount Everest without oxygen.

    The body of 72-year-old ‘Snow Leopard’ born in Thame of Solukhumbu is being prepared to be taken to Sherpa Gumba. It is said that preparations have been made for cremation according to Buddhism.

    He has three sons and a daughter. Sherpa had been living in Jorpati with his daughter Doma. The Nepal Mountaineering Association had been paying him Rs 15,000 per month. due to his poor financial condition. After succeeding in spreading Nepal’s name all over the world, he rejected the Indian government’s offer to make arrangements for him to stay there.

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