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Himachal: 19-yr-old trekker missing for 3 days ago, body found in deep trench

PTI
Published Mar 20, 2018, 8:58 am IST
Updated Mar 20, 2018, 8:58 am IST
Abhinav Kumar had left for a 12-km trek to Adi Himani Chamunda on March 16 with his 7 friends, the police said.
Rescue teams were pressed into service immediately but to trace Kumar, who could not be found on Sunday. (Representational Image | PTI)
 Rescue teams were pressed into service immediately but to trace Kumar, who could not be found on Sunday. (Representational Image | PTI)

Dharamshala: The body of a 19-year-old trekker, who had gone missing three days ago, was found on Monday in a deep trench at Dharamshala in Himachal Pradesh, the police said.

Abhinav Kumar, a local, had left for a 12-km trek to Adi Himani Chamunda, a hill top temple situated at the height of around 13,000 feet in Dhauladhar ranges, on March 16 with his 7 friends, the police said. But he went missing midway and the matter was reported to the police on Sunday, Senior Superintendent of Police Santosh Patial said.

 

“It was a group of seven boys on the trek. The three who reached the hill top first thought that the missing boy was with the rest of the boys who were on their way, while they presumed he has reached the hill top,” Patial said.

He said rescue teams were pressed into service immediately but to trace Kumar, who could not be found on Sunday. On Monday morning the body was traced in a 100-metre deep trench, the SSP said.

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