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Six bodies recovered from avalanche-hit Nepal district

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  11 May 2015 12:00 AM GMT

Kathmandu, May 10: Six bodies, including that of a foreign tiol, have been recovered from Nepal’s Rasuwa district, which was hit by several avalanches followed the April 25 quake, police said on Sunday. “We recovered six dead bodies this morning from the area including a foreign tiol,” Xinhua quoted Deputy Superintendent of Police Prabin Pokharel as saying. Pokharel said the identity of the foreign tiol was yet to be ascertained. Langtang, a popular trekking and expedition destition in Rasuwa, is about 130 km north of the Kathmandu valley, close to the border with Tibet. Earlier, some 300 people including trekkers and locals were rescued from the area after the quake. “Frequent avalanches are creating obstruction for the search and rescue operation,” the police officer added. (IANS)

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