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One dies, another goes missing in Manang avalanche

09 March 2019  

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KATHMANDU: A trekking guide died while the other went missing after being buried by an avalanche that occurred at Kyangdi of Nisyang Rural Municipality-1, Manang district.

According to Inspector Shrawan Kumar BK of District Police Office, Manang, the deceased is identified as Ajaya Dhakal of Dhading while Netherlander Vincent Bloom is still missing in the snowslide.

Dhakal and Bloom were returning home after completing an arduous Annapurna trek when the accident took place.

Dhakal’s body was recovered on Friday evening and will be handed over to his family after postmortem while the search for Bloom is underway, said BK.


Publish Date : 09 March 2019 09:27 AM

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