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Topic - NEWS: Griffith, Steck and Moro Attacked On Everest

UKC News - on 29 Apr 2013
Ueli Steck, Jon Griffith and Simone Moro at camp 2. "We were told to put on our helmets, pack our bags, and run.", 5 kbJon Griffith, Ueli Steck and Simone Moro have been attacked by Sherpas on Everest. Steck has a bloody lip from a rock thrown in his face and Griffith and Moro have suffered bruising from being punched and kicked. All three were threatened with death.

The climbers had an altercation with a Sherpa team fixing ropes on the mountain, which led to a huge mob of around 100 Sherpas attacking the climbers when they returned down to Camp 2.

Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/news/item.php?id=68020

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