Body found at Thorang Pass 1.5 months after blizzard

Body of a tourist helper, who had gone missing in a blizzard that hit Myagdi district in October, has been found at Thorangla Pass on Sunday.

According to Myagdi Police, the deceased has been identified as Jit Bahadur Tamang of Kushadevi VDC-3, Kavre district and his body has been kept in Jomsom. 

It will be handed over to his family later. 

Tamang had gone missing after being caught in the blizzard on October 14 while he was walking around there.

Police informed that a joint team of Nepal Army and Nepal Police brought the body from the site, which is at an altitude of around 5,416 meters. 

Over 20 trekkers lost their lives at the place due to the blizzard.

Source: THT