Bulgarian Climber Perishes in NepalSociety | October 23, 2011, Sunday // 09:46| views
Bulgarian climber Nikolay Proev has passed away in Nepal, the Bulgarian Foreign Ministry has informed.
The fatal incident which led to Proev's death took place on October 20. Together with six other Bulgarians, Proev was climbing Mt. Chako (6704 m).
There have been no accounts of other injured climbers.
Bulgaria's embassy in New Delhi expects to establish a phone connection with the six Bulgarian climbers within 36 hours, the Dnevnik daily reports.
Bulgaria's Foreign Affairs Ministry has started organizing the transportation of Proev's body to his home country.
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