A great success for Indians again; Ganesh scales Mt Everest

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Kathmandu, May 19: Ganesh Jena from Orissa on Wednesday, May 18 scaled the world's highest peak, becoming the third Indian to climb Mt Everest this season.

Three Sherpa guides also reached the summit along with Jena, according to Chhewang Sherpa, who was one of organisers of the expedition.

The three sherpas who scaled the Everest were Ang Kami Sherpa, Tashi Tshering Sherpa and Da Jangbu Sherpa.

Jena reached the summit under the team headed by Anshu Jamsenpa, 32, who had reached the summit along with three Sherpa guides on May 12.

Among two other Indian climbers included in the team, Amit Kumar from Haryana is on his way to the summit while, Jackie Jack from Rajasthan has abandoned the attempt due to illness, according to the Arun Treks and Expedition.

PTI

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