Munsiyari (Pithoragarh): On way back from trekking to world famous Milam glacier, a 21 year old American student, who was one of the members of the 19- member trekking group, died as he slipped from the road and fell into the Gori River.

Personnel of Indo-Tibetan Border Police and Air Force helicopters are searching the body of the teenager.

The group had gone for trekking on September 2. On their way back on Thursday, while crossing Malchu and Suini road, Thomas Lady (21), who was a student of Novels School of America, slipped and fell into the Gori River. The shocked team members immediately informed ITBP post, following which search operation was initiated.

On Friday, two Air Force helicopters also reached the place. Other members of the team have already reached Munsiyari.

(JPN/ Bureau)