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An Irish Woman Has Died While Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro

By James Fenton

July 15, 2017 at 8:15am


A 35-year-old Irish woman has died while climbing Mount Kiliminjaro in Tanzania. 

According to the Irish Independent , Majella Duffy was traveling with a group called Earth's Edge. 

Originally from Fermoy in Co. Cork, it is understood that she became unwell at an altitude of around 4,000 feet. 

Earth's Edge released a statement which said:

"A client of ours has passed away on the 14th July 2017 at 8.15am local time while on Kilimanjaro. Our thoughts and condolences are with her family."


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