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Bengaluru trekker missing for a month in Himachal’s Kinnaur

Satya Narayan was missing from Wangtu since July 25, and a team of Indo-Tibetan Border Police was searching for him.

india Updated: Aug 28, 2018 17:28 IST
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Officials said Satya Narayandied in a road accident in which his driver Ramesh was also injured. (HT file photo)

A 46-year-old trekker from Bengaluru has been missing in Himachal Pradesh’s tribal Kinnaur district since July 25, a district official said on Tuesday.

Earlier in the day, a body found in Nichar tehsil of the district was thought to be of the missing trekker, Satya Narayan, he said.

However, the body was later ascertained to be of someone else, the official added. He said efforts were on to locate the missing trekker and expressed hope that he would be located soon.

Several search teams, including of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), Himachal Police, porters and two fellow companions, have been trying to locate Narayan, he added.

First Published: Aug 28, 2018 16:43 IST