Mumbai woman dies at Everest base camp

MUMBAI, 8 May: A 52-year-old woman doctor from Mumbai died while trekking to the base camp of Mount Everest in Nepal, a family member said on Sunday.

“Dr Pradnya Samant, a resident of Goregaon area here, died of cardiac arrest at the Everest base camp in Nepal. There was no accident,” he said.

“The body will be brought here by a flight late tonight. The last rites will be performed on Monday at the Shivdham crematorium in Goregaon,” he said. (PTI)