Romanian climber Laurentiu Bulareanu died yesterday morning while returning from the Argentinian peak Aconcagua which he and his wife climbed, Romanian newspaper Cotidianul reads in its Tuesday edition. The man felt sick and his wife went to reach for help. However, paramedics were too late.

The cause of death has not been established yet but experts argue that the two might not have stuck to all climbing rules.

Bulareanu is the first Romanian victim of Aconcagua peak. It has been climbed by some 20 Romanian climbers.