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Uttarakhand: One more body recovered, cloudburst toll rises to six

Uttarakhand: As many as 13 people are still missing, including seven in Dehradun and six in the Tehri district.

Reported By: PTI Dehradun Updated on: August 22, 2022 23:29 IST
Search and rescue operations by the police, NDRF and SDRF
Image Source : PTI Search and rescue operations by the police, NDRF and SDRF personnel continue in the affected areas, officials said.

Highlights

  • The body was identified as that of a woman from Silla village near Dhanolti
  • As many as 13 people are still missing, including seven in Dehradun and six in the Tehri district
  • At least 115 roads are still blocked in the state, including nine state highways

Uttarakhand: One more body was recovered on Monday from Silla village in Tehri district, taking the death toll in Saturday's cloudbursts in Uttarakhand to six.

The body was identified as that of a woman named Himdei from Silla village near Dhanolti, the disaster control room here said.

One body had been recovered from Saura Saroli in Dehradun on Sunday while four deaths had been confirmed on the day the disaster struck.

As many as 13 people are still missing, including seven in Dehradun and six in the Tehri district.

Search and rescue operations by the police, NDRF and SDRF personnel continue in the affected areas, officials said.

At least 115 roads are still blocked in the state, including nine state highways, seven district roads, and 99 rural motor roads.

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