20 Nepalis said to be missing in Japan disaster

20 Nepalis including 12 students are said to be missing in the Japan following the earthquake and tsunami on Friday. According to a Nepali website based in Japan, www.nepaljapan.com, Kaji Sherpa, Tulsi Sherpa, Shiva Acharya, Babu Sapkoa, Maya Gurung, Chudamani Sapkota, Shraban (Manoj) Tulachan and Mina Tulachan are said to be out of contact in the city of Sendai which was destroyed by the tsunami that followed the earth quake. Similarly 12 Nepali students studying Japanese language in Sendai are also said to be out of contact.