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Swedish mountain climber Frederik Ericsson Dies in K2

Citing officials in contact with the expedition, the Austrian Press Agency APA reported that Swedish mountain climber Frederik Ericsson has been killed while on an expedition on the K2 mountain in the Himalayas.

The expedition involves the Austrian climber Gerlinde Kaltenbrunner who seeks to conquer the world’s second- tallest peak at 8,611 metres. She is regarded as one of the world’s best female mountain climbers, although she has failed several times to conquer the extremely difficult K2 on the Chinese-Pakistan border.

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