Taiwanese trekker dies in Nepal: MOFA

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2019/12/01
By: Elaine Hou and Joseph Yeh

Taipei, Dec. 1 (CNA) A Taiwanese national died in Nepal on Saturday following a trekking excursion in

Photo for illustrative purposes only / CNA file photo

the country, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) confirmed Sunday.

MOFA spokeswoman Joanne Ou (歐江安) made the confirmation after a Nepal media reported the incident that happened a day earlier.

Citing a police report, the victim was identified as 57-year-old Yuchai Chhing (in Nepalese spelling), who died after "returning from the Annapurna Base Camp trekking" on Saturday morning, the English-language Khabarhub news website said.

He was airlifted to Manipal Teaching Hospital on a chopper after he complained of chest pains following his arrival at Tadapani in Ghandruk, the report said.    [FULL  STORY]

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