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One Dead, 9 Feared Trapped After Landslide In Himachal’s Kangra

NDRF crew perform rescue operations after landslides attributable to heavy rain in Kangra, Himachal.


Rescue operations are underway in Kangra district’s Boh valley in Himachal Pradesh following a landslide by which one particular person died and 9 others are nonetheless feared trapped beneath the particles.

A crew of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) rescued 4 individuals on Monday and efforts are being made to tug others out of the rubble, an official mentioned right now.

Kangra SP Vimukt Ranjan mentioned a lady died and 9 others are nonetheless feared trapped underneath the particles after their homes collapsed attributable to a landslide triggered by heavy rains in Boh Valley on Monday.

During his go to to Boh valley on Tuesday, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur mentioned the state authorities will present new homes to these whose homes had been destroyed in flash floods or landslides.

He thanked Union Home Minister Amit Shah for instantly sending the NDRF crew to Boh valley for reduction and rescue operations.

“A village in Boh was severely hit during heavy rains on Monday. I am sad to hear that a woman has lost her life in this landslide. Nine people are still trapped under the debris. We are trying our best to rescue them,” he mentioned.

Thakur mentioned eight homes had been fully destroyed within the flash floods and the landslide.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had mentioned on Monday that the scenario attributable to heavy rains in Himachal Pradesh was being carefully monitored with central authorities working in coordination with the state authorities.

Kangra Deputy Commissioner Nipun Jindal and SP Ranjan had visited the distant hill space of Boh on Monday to take inventory of the reduction work.

(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV employees and is revealed from a syndicated feed.)

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