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Wednesday 3 June 2015SearchArchiveEnglishChineseJapaneseFrenchSpanishRussianArabicKoreaGermanPortugueseHomeOpinionsBusinessMilitaryWorldSocietyCultureTravelScienceSportsSpecial CoveragePhotoVideoEnglishWorld57 foreigners killed in quake, 109 missing: Nepal Tourism Board(Xinhua)    14:03, May 04, 2015Email|Printvar jiathis_config={title:"57 foreigners killed in quake, 109 missing: Nepal Tourism Board",summary:" ",}KATHMANDU, May 4 -- A total of 57 foreign nationals have been confirmed dead in Nepals massive earthquake that has already killed more than 7,000 people in the Himalayan country, authorities said on Monday.According to Tourist Information Center under Department of Tourism, 57 tourists have been killed till Monday, including 32 males and 25 females.These foreigners have been killed in the 7.9-magnitude quake in Mount Everest base camp, Khumbu and Langtang regions among others."There might be different death tolls released by embassies based on own information, but our data is based on the deaths reported in Nepal Tourist Police," Sarad Pradhan, media consultant of Nepal Tourism Board (NTB), told Xinhua,Some 52 foreign nationals were injured in the quake and 109 foreigners were still unaccounted for.According to the NTB, three Chinese have been killed and nine are still missing since the disaster on April 25."The toll might get higher as we are in the process of collecting more reports," Pradhan added.(For the latest China news, Please follow Peoples Daily on Twitter and Facebook)(Editor:Yao Xinyu,Yao Chun)Add your comment/* * * CONFIGURATION VARIABLES: EDIT BEFORE PASTING INTO YOUR WEBPAGE * * */var disqus_shortname = enpeople; // required: replace example with your forum shortnamevar disqus_identifier = 8886943;/* * * DONT EDIT BELOW THIS LINE * * */(function() {var dsq = document.createElement(script); dsq.type = text/javascript; dsq.async = true;dsq.src = // + disqus_shortname + .disqus.com/embed.js;(document.getElementsByTagName(head)[0] || document.getElementsByTagName(body)[0]).appendChild(dsq);})();Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.Related readingFire claims two lives in Hong KongAt least one Belgian killed in Airbus A320 crash in southern FranceGrief and rescue after SW China quakeLife continues after quake hits Yunnan ProvinceWe RecommendJ-11 fighters in air exercise
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