Japanese national died of altitude sickness

Published On: February 26, 2018 07:50 PM NPT By: Radha Dhungana

SOLUKHUMBU, Feb 26: A Japanese national has died due to altitude sickness.

According to the district police office, Koji Kwajunchi, 40, died due to the altitude sickness on Sunday evening around 7 pm in Labuche of Khumbu-Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality of the district.

However, the incident was reported to police office at Namche only on Monday morning.

He was staying in a hotel and was in the district to visit the Khumbu Region. 

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