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Dead bodies of all seven missing in Annapurna avalanche found


01 May 2020  

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POKHARA: The dead bodies of two more people who went missing after being hit by an avalanche around Hinku Cave in Annapurna Rural Municipality-11 on January 17 has been found on Friday.

With this, the dead bodies of all the seven trekkers—three Nepali tourist guides and four South Korean tourists—have been found.

The bodies of Nepali guide Chhiring Bhote and another Korean tourist were found on Friday.

A team comprising Nepal Army, Nepal Police and locals, who have been searching for the missing for four days, found their bodies, said Deputy Superintendent of Police Raj Kumar KC, Spokesperson at the District Police Office.

An army helicopter was ready to retrieve their bodies but could not reach the site due to bad weather, said Spokesperson KC.

The bodies have been found on different dates after the heavy snow started melting at the site with the onset of summer. Tourists and Nepali guides were lost in an avalanche an altitude of 3,200 meters during the Annapurna trek.

Publish Date : 01 May 2020 19:24 PM

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