KATHMANDU, Nepal- Whereabouts of many Nepali pilgrims who went missing in the deadly flood in the Indian state of Uttarakhand is still unknown. The Nepali embassy in India has said that it is not conform to their status and has dispatched a team to the site to locate the missing.
The team formed to find the facts about Nepali people who went missing in the flood that took place in mid-June this year interacted with Nepali people living in Guptakashi area of the state, on Saturday, state run news agency RSS said in a news report.
According to the Nepalese Embassy in India, relatives and Nepalis gathered during the interaction told the team that as many as eight persons were swept away in the flood in Guptakashi.
The Nepalis in Guptakashi said the flood had also swept away Nepali people´s shops and horses in the flood.
Majority of the participants in the interaction were from Bajura, Dang and Rolpa districts.
The team had also informed the Uttarakhand government about the losses caused in the ´Himalayan Tsunami´.
The news report quoted the embassy source stating that the identity of the missing was not discovered as there were no photographs of the missing people and any materials that give their identity.
It has been learnt that the team would reach up to Gaurikund to collect further information for whereabouts of the Nepali people missing in the flood.