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Recent footage of climbers who died on the Himalayan mountain in India



The haunting final image of a doomed group of international climbers who died on the second highest mountain in India was released by the authorities on Monday.

The clip of the Indian-Tibetan Border Police, published on Twitter, shows the group of eight climbers, including four British, two Americans, one Australian and one Indian liaison officer, rising in clear weather.

All eight of the mountaineers died after disappearing on May 26 on Nanda Devi East, a notoriously dangerous mountain in the Himalayas.

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,250-foot ridge, but lost it Contact to his base camp after an avalanche was swept through a section of the mountain.

Nanda Devi East is a twin summit of Nanda Devi, India's second highest mountain, and the two are connected by a razor-sharp 1.2-mile ridge at an altitude of 22,000 feet.

The clip posted on Twitter runs for almost two minutes and was found on a GoPro camera found in the snow at a height of 19,000 feet near where the bodies were found in June.

"The GoPro was like the black box of a plane that gave a glimpse into the climbers' last moments," ITBP Deputy Inspector General APS Nambadia told Sky News. "It was fascinating for us to see the footage."

INDIA CONSIDERS TO RESCUE CLIMBING BODIES ON THE HIMALAYIC MOUNTAIN Search near the site of the bodies of the climbers. "/>

The video was discovered on a GoPro device found at a height of 300 meters above the mountain when the authorities searched for the location of the bodies of the climbers.
(ITBP)

Vivek Kumar Pandey, ITBP spokesman, told Sky News that the group's combined weight could have given way to a snow bar that could trigger an avalanche.

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The missing team began their climb to the top on May 13th.


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