Sehingga Jumaat, menurut laporan ndtv.com hampir seminggu selepas gempa bumi yang dahsyat di Nepal,
" One thousand EU citizens are still unaccounted".
" "They are missing but we don't know what their status is," EU ambassador to Nepal Rensje Teerink told reporters in the devastated capital Kathmandu, confirming that 12 EU citizens are known to have died so far. Another EU official said on condition of anonymity that the majority were likely to be found safe, but given the difficulty of the terrain and poor communications, their whereabouts were currently unknown."
Kebanyakan Rakyat Eropah telah mendaki Everest ketika Banjaran Himalaya dilanda runtuhan salji. Berikutan laluan trekking ke Everest di Himalaya berdekatan dengan pusat gempa.