Uttarakhand: 8 killed in avalanche, 384 rescued; CM Rawat conducts aerial survey

Video Credit: HT Digital Content
Published on April 24, 2021 - Duration: 01:24s

Uttarakhand: 8 killed in avalanche, 384 rescued; CM Rawat conducts aerial survey

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.

You are here

💡 newsR Knowledge: Other News Mentions


State in northern India
A former Congress MLA has warned that Uttarakhand was heading towards a "constitutional crisis" as BJP chief minister Tirath Singh Rawat - who took the oath in..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 12 hours ago

Uttarakhand government on Sunday announced the extension of the COVID-19 curfew from June 22 to June 29 with certain relaxations.
Credit: DNA - Published 2 days ago

Indian Army

Land based branch of the Indian Armed Forces
In a first, the Indian Army has opened vacancies for Nepali women in Military Police. The announcement comes at a time when there are calls to abrogate the..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 week ago

Army chief General MM Naravane on Tuesday paid homage to the Indian soldiers martyred in the Glawan Valley clash with the Chinese forces last year. Observing the..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 week ago

NTPC Limited

Indian public sector electricity generation company

Related videos from verified sources

Chamoli avalanche: CM Tirath Rawat conducts aerial survey 01:51
Video credit: ANI - Published on April 24, 2021 

You might like