The man was supposed to transfer just 62.40 euros from a bank account belonging to a retiree, but instead “fell asleep for an instant, while pushing onto the number 2 key on the keyboard” … the case was taken to court by the man’s 48-year-old colleague who was fired for letting the mistake slip through when verifying the order.
via German bank employee naps on keyboard, transfers millions – FRANCE 24.
Later in the day, a furious group of Nepalese stormed up towards the climbers tents and pelted them with stones until the men came outside, after which a loud argument ensued and punches were allegedly thrown. “It was terrifying to watch — they nearly got killed,” the eyewitness said.
via AFP: Climbers make peace with guides after Everest brawl.
“In 1989 when I first climbed Everest there was a lot of snow and ice but now most of it has just become bare rock. That, as a result, is causing more rockfalls which is a danger to the climbers,” he told AFP.
via Climate Change May Make Mount Everest Unclimbable : Discovery News.