Rescued Taiwanese trekker celebrates his birthday (photos/video)

Published On: April 28, 2017 04:32 PM NPT By: Keshab Thoker

KATHMANDU, April 28: Rescued Taiwanese trekker has celebrated his birthday at Grande Hospital in the capital on Friday. 

According to trekking officials, a 21-year-old Taiwanese man called Liang Sheng Yueh, had gone missing on a mountain in Nepal 47 days ago.

He was rescued along with his 19-year-old girlfriend Liu Chen Chun on Wednesday in a chopper but his girlfriend passed away three days before  they were discovered.

According to the trekking agencies the couple were caught in a snowstorm and lost their way while they were trekking Ganesh Himal trail in March.

They slipped over a waterfall at an altitude of 2,600 meters and got stuck there. They survived on salt and water after their food ran out after two weeks. 

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