Photo: The family of Marissa Figlarz (centre) and her boyfriend, Andrew Greene (left), last heard from them on July 3 in Urumqi. (Calvin Kalman)
From The CBC:
The whereabouts of a young Montreal couple vacationing in a politically unstable province in China are still unknown.
The family of Marissa Figlarz and her boyfriend, Andrew Greene, last heard from them on July 3 when the couple were in Urumqi. Deadly riots broke out in that area two days later, and since then more than 150 people have been killed and more than 1,000 injured in ethnic fighting. Communication lines have also been cut.
Marilyn Cooperman, Marissa’s mother, has been logging onto her 24-year-old daughter's Facebook page, hoping friends will have some information. She said she’s also spent hours on the phone with Foreign Affairs employees.
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My Comment: I can only hope that they were not in the wrong place and the wrong time.