Laxmi Dhakal, Nepal Interior Ministry Spokesman, said on Sunday in Kathmandu that more than 80 foreigners were reported missing in after last week’s 7.8-magnitude earthquake.

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“According to our records, 82 foreigners from different countries are confirmed missing,” he said.

He said police report indicated that in Kenjing Valley, site of the famous Langtang trekking route north of Kathmandu, a rescue operation found dead bodies of 48 people, including three foreigners buried under a landslide.

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Dhakal said investigation and available record revealed that more than 200 people, about half of them foreigners, were still believed to be buried under a landslide.

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