3 herdsmen missing in Manang avalanche

Three persons have gone missing when an avalanche struck them in a remote area of Manang on Tuesday.

According to DSP Rajendra Babu Regmi of Manang, the incident took place when they had gone to graze yaks in the high hill areas.

He identified the missing persons as Phurba Lama (47) and Ghyalchowk Lama of Nar-4 and Nar-3 respectively.

The identity of the third person is yet to be established, he said.

Normal life in the district has been crippled following torrential ranfall for the past two days.

SP Regmi informed that they could not send a rescue team in the incident area due to a heavy rainfall and avalanche.

Source: THT