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Ian McKeever dies on Kilimanjaro
« on: Jan 4 2013, 05:40 »

Former 7 summits world record holder, Ian McKeever was killed on Kilimanjaro yesterday. He was struck by lightning as the team made their way to Lava Tower.

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam   :-[

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2256734/Irish-mountaineer-Ian-McKeever-killed-lightning-strike-Mount-Kilimanjaro.html?ito=feeds-newsxml
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Re: Ian McKeever dies on Kilimanjaro
« Reply #1 on: Jan 17 2013, 03:47 »

Thanks for letting me know, Tom.
It is very sad and quite unbelievable that this has happened, strength to the family and friends.

I had a team up the same week and they also had severe thunderstorms.

Cheers,
Harry
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