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Body of guide of missing Koreans found in Himalayas

Body of guide of missing Koreans found in Himalayas


Kathmu, April 25

Search groups in search of the our bodies of 4 South Koreans killed in a Himalayas avalanche have discovered the frozen corpse of their Nepali information, police stated Saturday.

A wall of snow hit the trekkers at about 3,230 metres (10,600 ft) close to the Annapurna base camp in Nepal on January 17. But avalanches extra snowfall since have made it too harmful to launch a correct hunt.

Police returned to the world on Friday after thawing snow revealed a bag. “Our crew then discovered the physique because the snow melted,” Kaski district police chief Dan Bahadur Karki, informed AFP. Karki stated that no determination has been taken but whether or not to renew a full seek for the South Koreans.

“The snow remains to be very deep within the space the place we suspect the our bodies are. We are nonetheless discussing what to do subsequent,” he stated.

Nepal has additionally been in a coronavirus lockdown for the previous month with all trekking permits suspended.

Thouss of trekkers go to Nepal yearly for its gorgeous views of the Himalayas routes lined with picturesque villages.

The Annapurna area is especially well-liked, with greater than 170,000 guests in 2018.

A model of this text seems in e-paper on April 26, 2020 of The Himalayan Times.


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