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Uttarakhand: Four killed in landslide in Chamoli district, SDRF teams on spot

Chamoli landslide: Five people were trapped under the debris. Rescue teams rushed to the spot and pulled them out of the rubble, the SDM said.

Sheenu Sharma Edited By: Sheenu Sharma Gopeshwar (Uttarakhand) Updated on: October 22, 2022 12:03 IST
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Image Source : ANI. Uttarakhand: Four killed in landslide in Chamoli, SDRF teams on spot.

Highlights

  • Around four people were killed and one was injured when a landslide hit 3 houses
  • The incident took place in Tharali area of ​​Uttarakhand's Chamoli district today
  • More details are awaited

Chamoli landslide: Around four members of a family, including two women, were killed when boulders fell on several houses following a landslide in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district in the early hours of Saturday (October 22), officials said.

The accident occurred at Paingarh village in Pindar valley on the intervening night of Friday and Saturday at around 1:00 am, Tharali Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM) Ravindra Kumar Juwantha said.

Following the landslide, boulders fell on three houses of the village, razing them.

Five people were trapped under the debris. Rescue teams rushed to the spot and pulled them out of the rubble, the SDM said.

State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) teams have also been rushed to the spot. 

A woman had died on the spot, three others succumbed to injuries during treatment while an injured is still under treatment at the hospital, he said.

The victims are all members of the same family, the SDM said. 

More details are awaited in this regard. 

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