Avalanche halts rescue works in Langtang

Avalanche halts rescue works in Langtang

Rescue works in quake-hit Langtang area has been disrupted due to frequent avalanches.

Member secretary at the District Disaster Management Committee and Local Development Officer Gajendra Kumar Thakur said that Nepal Army’s rescue team has taken out 90 dead bodies, including nine foreigners, from the areas so far.

Lieutenant Colonel Anup Jung Thapa shared that the rescue works was disrupted due to huge piles of avalanche in and around the area.

As many as 160 houses were collapsed in the deadly quake. Similarly, 183 locals, 20 labourers, 80 tourists, 40 tourist guides and 10 NA personnel have been missing in the areas. RSS

Source: eKantipur