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Chinese, British tourists die in Khumbu region



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Mount Everest (file photo)

Solukhumbu, Feb 17: Two foreign nationals, a British and a Chinese, who had been here recently for visiting Khumbu region, Solukhumbu were confirmed to have died.

According to the District Police Office, Solukhumbu, they are 42-year-old Elizabeth Dairo (Briton) and 26-year-old Wenshuo Dong.

As informed by Office information officer Anil Kumar Mishra, the British woman who had been staying at a hotel in Gorakshep of Khumbu Pasang Lhamu rural municipality-4, suddenly collapsed around 5:00 pm on February 14.

She succumbed to fall shortly after. Dairo had arrived in Lukla on February 7 and was en route to the Everest Base Camp.

Similarly, the Chinese national who was found unconscious by passersby on February 13 breathed his life during the rescue operation.

Dong had arrived in the region on February 6, and it is said that he was returning from the Renjo La Pass at the time of the incident. #Nepal


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