Eight Border Roads Organisation (BRO) workers were killed, seven injured and 31 went missing in an avalanche near the Indo-China border in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district, officials said on Saturday. Two bodies were recovered from the site in the Sumna area of Niti Valley on Friday night, while six more were recovered on Saturday. Indian Army personnel were seen carrying out rescue operation in the region. Army personnel were seen carrying people in a stretcher. People were even airlifted from Chamoli to Joshimath where they were being treated at the Army hospital. Watch the full video for more details.
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A day after glacier burst incident took place in Chamoli district's Sumna area, Army helicopters are being used for airlifting the injured. They are being brought to Joshimath and are being admitted to Army Hospital.So far, eight bodies have been recovered and 384 people were rescued by the Army. Around 38 people are still missing.
At least eight bodies have been recovered after an avalanche hit Sumna area of Joshimath sector in Chamoli district on April 23, informed Uttarakhand DGP Ashok Kumar on April 24. "The avalanche didn't hit ITBP camp. Army camp is safe too. Two BRO camps had 430 people, out of which 384 have returned. Search is on for the rest. A total of 8 bodies recovered from there so far," the Uttarakhand DGP said.
A four-year-old boy was rescued after he fell into a nearly 90-feet-deep open borewell in Rajasthan's Jalore. Three teams of NDRF and one team of SDRF reached at the spot. He was rescued later after almost 14 hours of effort. He was taken to a hospital for first-aid. A villager had raised the alarm when he saw the boy slipping into the borewell.
A four-year-old boy fell into a nearly 90-foot-deep open borewell in Rajasthan. The incident took place in a village in the state's Jalore district on Thursday. Police said the child, identified as Anil Dewasi, is alive and rescue efforts are underway. Police said rescue was delayed due to absence of required expertise for the operation. Operation began after teams of NDRF and SDRF reached the spot in Lachhri village. Police said a camera lowered into the borewell located the boy at a depth of 90 feet. Oxygen was pumped into the borewell and food was also dropped inside for the child. As per police, borewell was dug two days back in a farm owned by the child's father.
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Eight people were killed after they were caught in an avalanche in Uttarakhand. The avalanche, reported in Niti valley in Chamoli, also left six critically injured. Indian Army informed that as many as 384 people have been rescued so far. Meanwhile, CM Tirath Singh Rawat conducted an aerial survey of the area. Rawat said that NDRF had been deployed & the rescue operation was underway. On Friday, the CM took to twitter & said that an alert had been issued in the area. Rawat had also ordered to stop work in NTPC & other projects to avoid untoward incident. Locals said the hgher reaches of Chamoli have been witnessing rain, snowfall for a few days. In a similar mishap, 80 people died in February due to glacial burst at Chamoli's Joshimath.
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Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, Tirath Singh Rawat conducted an aerial survey of Sumna area of Joshimath Sector in Chamoli district on April 24, where an avalanche occurred yesterday due to heavy snowfall. "HM Amit Shah called us up last night. NDRF and District Administration are on the job. ITBP and BRO were informed. Rescue was done quickly. I did an aerial survey today. BRO is carrying out the operation but the connectivity remains affected," said CM Rawat while speaking to media persons. According to Central Command of Indian Army, "291 persons have been rescued so far after a BRO Camp came under avalanche yesterday during heavy snowfall in Sumna area of Joshimath Sector in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand."
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Indian Army personnel are carrying out rescue operation at the site of avalanche in Sumna area of Joshimath Sector in Chamoli district. So far, 384 people have been found safe, 11 bodies have been recovered so far.
Indian Army personnel are carrying out rescue operation at the site of avalanche in Sumna area of Joshimath Sector in Chamoli district. So far, 384 people have been rescued, 10 bodies have been recovered, 8 people are unaccounted.
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