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21 Taiwanese unaccounted for in Nepal

21 Taiwanese unaccounted for in Nepal

Taipei, April 27 (CNA) Twenty-one Taiwanese remained unaccounted for in Nepal as of 4:30 p.m. Monday after a magnitude 7.8 earthquake hit the Himalayan country Saturday, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) spokeswoman Anna Kao (??) said.
There are a total of 204 Taiwanese tourists in Nepal, but the other 183 people have been confirmed safe, Kao said, adding that her ministry will do its utmost to locate the missing people.
Foreign Minister David Lin (???), meanwhile, was scheduled to hold a news conference at 6:30 p.m. to detail Taiwan's efforts in mobilizing aid to Nepal.
(By C.C. Hsieh and Flor Wang)



Updated : 2021-09-25 12:17 GMT+08:00