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BISHKEK, August 8. /TASS/. A Russian mountaineer died as he was climbing the Lenin Peak, which is 7,000 metres above sea level (23,405 ft high), press service of Kyrgyzstan’s Armed Forces told TASS on Saturday.
The military’s helicopter has brought the body to the regional centre - the city of Osh.
"The same helicopter has brought from the Lenin Peak a French mountain-climber, who got injuries during climbing," the press service said.
The local military do not give name of the dead Russian citizen.
"We are verifying information now," the press service said. "What we know is that he has fallen from a rock at the height of about 4,000 metres above sea level."
Several days earlier, three Russian mountaineers also died as they were climbing the Lenin Peak (on the border between Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan).