Busting claims made by the Indian Army about the sighting of a Yeti footprint, the Nepalese Army on Thursday denied any evidence of the same.
Sambit Patra also cited mystery around Yeti to take a potshot at Congress President Rahul Gandhi over the controversy regarding his citizenship.
Amid the mixed reactions on social media, sources in the Ministry of Defence informed that a report has been sought on the incident.
Yeti is covered in thick fur and is much bigger than an average human. The ape-like creature is believed to inhabit the Himalayas, Siberia, Central and East Asia.
The Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) was closed for some 12-hours that left thousands of people stranded after a Yeti Airlines aircraft skidded off its runway on Saturday night.