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Two Russian Climbers Died from Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Inside a Tent

Two Russian climbers died on Kyrgyzstan’s 23,405-foot Lenin Peak on August 28. Local reports attributed their deaths to carbon monoxide poisoning, and said that the two likely used their cooking stove inside of their tent and died from inhaling the gas.  The climbers were identified as climbing guide Vyacheslav Sheiko, and his client Georgiy Veselovsky. […]

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