French trekker dies in Rasuwa

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Rasuwa: A foreign tourist died after falling off a cliff during trekking in the mountainous region of Rasuwa district on Thursday. 

The tourist has been identified as 68-year-old French national Patrick Jean Marie Moul, according to Deputy Superintendent of Police, Subash Budhathoki. Moul was severely injured while trekking at Lumthang, a way to reach Kyangjen, Gosaikunda. 

He had embarked on trekking via the Trinetra Trekking Agency. The foreign trekker was rescued by the security persons mobilized at Langtang area. Moul was rushed to Kathmandu for treatment via Fishtail helicopter but he breathed his last in the flight, according to police. The locals here have suggested the travel and trekking companies to provide guide to the senior trekkers and tourists for their safety.