Missing Romanian’s body found in Nepal

Kathmandu, July 25 (IANS) A 26-year-old Romanian tourist, who was missing since July 14 in Nepal’s Annapurna Trekking Circuit, has been found dead, it was reported on Monday.

The body of Popescu Adina Monica was found on a river bank in Ghadruk in Kaski district on Sunday, Xinhua news agency reported.

The woman, who arrived in Nepal on July 11, had entered the Annapurna region alone after buying a permit from Annapurna Conservation Area Project on July 12.

The authorities were informed about her being missing a week later by her family who lives in Bucharest, Romania.

Police had started a search operation through mobilisation of manpower, choppers and sniffer dogs while the Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal had issued an appeal to trace the missing woman through its networks and social media.

A detailed investigation into the case is underway.

–IANS

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