Avalanche in Nepal’s Manang kills 1 person, Dutch national missing

Manang: A local trekking guide has died and a Dutch national has been reported missing in an avalanche in Nepal’s Manang district.

The deceased has been identified as a Nepali trekking guide, while the missing person, a trekker is Dutch in nationality. Neither of their names has been revealed yet.

The two were trekking in the Annapurna region Inspector of the Manang District Police Office, Shrawan Kumar BK said.

A snowstorm struck the well-known Annapurna circuit in 2014, leaving more than 40 people deceased, across areas like Manang.

Further information is awaited.