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Missing body of student in Gokyo Glacier, Everest region retrieved


SOLUKHUMBU: The body of a student, who went missing while swimming in the Gokyo glacier lake in Everest region, Solukhumbu district, Nepal some nine months ago, has been retrieved.
Sunil Baraili’s dead body was retrieved from some 35 feet below the glacier lake that is situated at the altitude of over 4000 metres. A team of foreign expert and Armed Police Force had jointly launched the search operation in the site since Wednesday. A robot deployed by the search team had identified the dead body.
Baraili had gone to Gokyo lake on an education tour on August 3 last year. He reportedly drowned when he went to rescue his friend who was swimming.
According to District Police Office, Solukhmbu’s Chief Deputy Superintendent of Police Shaligram Sharma, Baraili’s dead body was spotted and identified on the basis of the cloth he had worn.
Among the missing one, police had found the dead body of 16-year-old Nuru Sherpa on August 8. Search for the body of another missing person, 17-year-old Pemba Nuru Sherpa, is underway.
A team of American experts Jemmy Karmakin, Keith Karmakin and Kein Gracy, AFP Inspector Purusottam Bhandari, guide Tendi Sherpa were part of the search team.

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