Nation mourns the death of fastest ‘7 summiteer’ Malli Mastan Babu


New Delhi: A sad news creeps in on Saturday as Malli Mastan Babu, one of India’s top mountaineers, who had gone missing after he went on a climb up the high mountains between Argentina and Chile, has been found dead.

The mountaineer’s death was confirmed by one of his close friend Satyam Bheemarasetti. Malli Mastan Babu, the fastest ” 7 summiteer” in the worldwent missing on March 24th.

Helicopter teams from Argentina and Chile were searching in cracks and crevicesof the Andes for missing Indian mountaineer. According to his sister, Malli Dorasanamma, “Malli went with his friends to climb the Ceros mountains. He apparently began his ascent from the Argentina side and was dropped off at the base camp on 24th March. It appears that from the base camp he set off alone. The rain worsened after he left. He was supposed to return on the 24th, but did not. The area gets a lot of rains and floods.”