Kathmandu, October 4
One person died in the second Manaslu avalanche of the season in northwestern Nepal on Sunday.
The victim has been identified as Dawa Tsering Sherpa (35), a permanent resident of the Taplejung district of eastern Nepal.
Four persons were missing since the avalanche hit the mountain yesterday evening. While police later rescued three, Sherpa was still missing. But, the rescuers found him dead on Monday, informs the Gorkha District Police Office.
Last week, two persons including world-famous ski mountaineer Hilaree Nelson were claimed by the first Manaslu avalanche.