Two Indian climbers die on Kanchenjunga in Nepal

Two Indian climbers died during an expedition on the world’s third highest mountain Kanchenjunga in Nepal.

The climbers identified as Biplab Baidya, 48, and 46-year-old Kuntal Kanrar died at an altitude of about 26,246 feet.

The Peak Promotion hiking company spokesperson said the climbers both from eastern Indian city of Kolkata died due to altitude sickness on the way down.

The climbing season will end this month.

Hundreds of climbers are on different Himalayan peaks.