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Posted at: Sep 14, 2018, 12:09 AM; last updated: Sep 14, 2018, 12:09 AM (IST)

Bengaluru mountaineer dies

Dehradun, September 13

A member of a mountaineering team from Bengaluru died at Bhojwasa while on their way to Mt Bhagirathi-II peak in Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand early on Thursday.

Bharat Ashok was part of the five-member team of climbers from Bengaluru. He fell sick at Nandan Van en route the peak, the State Emergency Operation Centre said.

Ashok was taken by his fellow mountaineers to Bhojwasa, where he died at around 2 am. The team had started its expedition on September 7. — PTI


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