At least 29 people have been killed and several others are feared trapped under the debris of a temple, which collapsed in Shimla after being hit by a landslide triggered by heavy rainfall on Monday. Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu expressed his condolences over the deaths and said efforts are underway to rescue the people trapped under the debris of the collapsed temple in the Summer Hill area.
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The death toll in the Uttarkashi Avalanche tragedy has risen to 19 as of October 7. A team of mountaineers climbing the Draupadi Ka Danda-II mountain peak got stranded after an avalanche struck on October 4. Since then, rescue operations have been underway. Personnel from Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) and Nehru Institute of Mountaineering (NIM) are currently working in rescue missions.
To rescue 27 mountaineers from Draupadi Ka Danda-II mountain peak following an avalanche, an expert team from Gulmarg in Jammu and Kashmir has joined the rescue operation. Besides, the rescue teams also consist of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) and Nehru Institute of Mountaineering (NIM). Reportedly, the teams have arrived at the advanced base camp at a high altitude, and the rescue operation is… read-more
In Uttarakhand’s Draupadi Ka Danda-II mountain peak, following an avalanche, eight more mountaineers have been rescued on October 5. Reportedly, the trapped mountaineers were airlifted to Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP). With this, around 14 trapped mountaineers have been rescued, and they are veiny treated at Uttarkashi’s Matli. Meanwhile, four mountaineers have been confirmed to have lost their lives in the avalanche.
Uttarakhand bus accident death toll rose to 32, whereas 20 people were left injured, confirmed Pauri police official, on October 5. On the evening of October 4, a bus with over 40-45 people fell into a gorge in Pauri's Dhomkut region. Furthermore, CM Pushkar Singh Dhami met with the Disaster Management team and took a stock of the situation. In addition, the rescue operation is still underway.
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In Uttarakhand's Pauri bus accident, 25 people were killed, on the incident took place on the evening of October 4. The incident occurred at 7:30 pm, in the Birokhal area of the Dhumakot region, confirmed Deputy General of Police Ashok Kumar. Furthermore, police and SDRF launched a rescue operation and rescued 21 people overnight, shifting the injured to nearby hospitals. Moreover, a case is registered and an investigation is underway.
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In Uttarakhand's Pauri district, heavy casualties were feared as a bus carrying around 45-50 members of a marriage party fell into a gorge in the Bironkhal area of Uttarakhand's Pauri district. The incident happened on the evening of October 4, the disaster control room confirmed. Notably, the bus was on its way to a village in Bironkhal from Laldhang when it met with the accident near the Simri bend.
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A massive avalanche occurred in the Himalayan region of Uttarakhand, behind the Kedarnath Dham on October 1. Badrinath-Kedarnath Temple Committee president informed that no casualties were reported from the incident. The incident occurred after a giant glacier behind Kedarnath broke for a second time since last month. With this, details regarding the Yatra and its status are currently awaited.
In the ongoing investigation of Ankita Bhandari murder case, the Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the matter has recovered two vehicles used in the crime. The vehicles were reportedly recovered from the resort in Rishikesh, where Ankita used to work. DIG P Renuka Devi said that the vehicles have been identified using CCTV cameras. Further details are awaited as a probe is underway.
In the Uttarakhand teen murder case, the forensic team confirmed to have all evidence in the Ankita Bhandari murder case. "All evidence found there being used in forensic investigation is safe; further probe underway," said the team, on September 26. Notably, after the murder incident, the Vanatara resort, owned by BJP Leader's son Pulkit Arya, was demolished on September 24, amid illegal construction.
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