KATHMANDU: A 27-year-old Indian climber, who went missing on Mount Everest , has died after he fell some 200 metres on his return after conquering the world’s tallest peak, an official said on Monday.

Ravi Kumar from Uttar Pradesh’s Moradabad fell from the 8,200 metre altitude, which is popularly known as Balcony, and died, said Dinesh Bhattarai, director general of department of tourism. “Our liaison officer deputed in Mt Everest has confirmed that he died after he fell some 150 to 200 metre down from the Balcony while he was descending after the summit,” he said. Balcony is the final resting spot before climbers ascend the south summit of the mountain. With this, the total number of people who died from the Nepal side of Mt Everest has reached five.Kumar successfully climbed the 8,848 meters high Mount Everest at 1.28pm on Saturday. His climbing guide Lakpa Wongya Sherpa was also found unconscious after suffering from frostbite at Camp IV. Kumar and the climbing guide got separated during the descent.