Andhra Pradesh

Mountaineer’s body may be retrieved by Sunday

Union Minister for Urban Development M. Venkaiah Naidu was informed by the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) that the operation to bring the body of mountaineer Malli Mastan Babu from the Cerro Tres Cruces slope of the Andes was all set to begin. The Minister was informed that two groups of private professionals from Argentinahad been engaged to retrieve the body. A group of six professionals is led by Mr. Hernan Augusto Parajon, while Comisario Antonia Ceferino Izabeta is leading the other five-member group. Quoting Mr. Hernan, MEA officials said if all went well, the body would be brought to the plains by Saturday or Sunday.

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