The death was confirmed by Murad Ashurly (UPDATED)

The information about the death of Murad Ashurly has been finally confirmed.

This morning, his body was transported by helicopter to Kathmandu.

Details of the incident are described by Noel Hanna on Facebook.

The cause of the death was fixed rope breakage.

We bring our condolences to the family of the deceased and all who knew and loved him! -0

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2014 October 22 (Wednesday) 17:01:40

According to the Nepalese media,  on October 21, during the descent from the popular  mountains of the Himalayas popular - Ama Dablam (6856 m.) a 42-year-old Azerbaijani Murad Ashurly missing.

He made a successful ascent to the peak as part of a commercial expedition club "7 Heights" along with eight other participants.

 Murad’s brother,  President of Azerbaijan Mountaineering Federation Israfil Ashurly, left for Nepal  to participate in the search works.

Murad fell during the descent from the second to the first high camp. According to preliminary data, the failure was due to break the safety rope. Murad fell down the 600 meter hill.

 Search continues in the area of ​​Ama Dablam , and rescue mission  is trying to find  the climber on a mountain slope, but the work is impeded by bad weather.

Murad is  a member of the Mountaineering Federation of Azerbaijan and experienced climber. In 2007, he successfully conquered the highest peak in North America – McKinley, and in 2013, Murad was the third Azeri, who ascended to the top of the world - Mount Everest.

A 42-year-old Murad Ashurly was educated in Moscow, and  in recent years worked as a top manager of one of the leading telecommunications companies in the United States. -02D-

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