Family from Karnal goes missing in Japan

Last Updated: Monday, March 14, 2011 - 22:38

Chandigarh: A hotel owner and his family from
Haryana`s Kurali village have gone missing in Iwaki province
of Japan since the day earthquake and tsunami hit the country.

Narinder Kumar, who owns a three-star hotel in Iwaki
province, had left India 13 years ago to get settled in Japan.

Keemti Lal, the elder brother of Narinder Kumar said that
the moment they came to know about the catastrophic earthquake
and tsunami, they tried to contact Narinder, but to no avail.

"We contacted the Japanese Embassy, but it failed to
provide us any information about Narinder and his family
members," he said, adding that the family was in constant
touch with the Embassy officials.

"We will go to the Embassy on Tuesday," he added.

Lal said that Narinder`s friend Neeraj told them that his
brother was bringing his children from a school when the
tragedy struck.

"There are many persons from Kurali village in Japan and
we have contacted them to trace Narinder and his family and
inform us about his well being, but so far we have not
received any call," he said.

Narinder, his wife and their three kids, Yash (11),
Major (7), and Marish (5) have gone missing.

PTI



First Published: Monday, March 14, 2011 - 22:38

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