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A Japanese climber, Nobukazu Kuriki who lost nine fingertips to frostbite in his previous expedition, died on Monday.

A Macedonian climber died Sunday while making a final push for the summit of Mount Everest, the latest fatality of the current spring climbing season in the Nepali Himalayas.

Kuriki, 35, died in the morning near Camp II of the mountain at an altitude of 6,400 meters, Tourism Ministry official Gyanendra Shrestha said from Everest Base Camp.

Only hours after an Australia woman climbed Mount Everest for the second time in two years, two other adventurers died while attempting to summit the world's tallest mountain.

In this 2015 photo, Japanese climber Nobukazu Kuriki poses with a Nepalese flag. He was found dead at his camp at 7,400 metres mountain.

Macedonian Gjeorgi Petkov and Lam Babu Sherpa are the two others who have died on Everest this climbing season so far.

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The death of the climber, Nobukazu Kuriki, brought the death toll on the mountain to three this month.

Scores of climbers have successfully made it to the top of Everest this month taking the benefit of good weather, officials said.

"We have carried down Kuriki's body to Base Camp and are waiting for officials' clearance to send the body by helicopter to Kathmandu", he told Kyodo News.

Local media reported that the climber died of a cardiac arrest.

The Macedonian climber's body was at a higher elevation.

Almost 350 climbers have been given permits to climb the Everest this year, assisted by more than 500 Nepali guides and porters.


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