Chamoli glacier burst: Army had so far rescued 384 people; Eight bodies recovered

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Chamoli glacier burst: Army had so far rescued 384 people; Eight bodies recovered

Chamoli glacier burst: Army had so far rescued 384 people; Eight bodies recovered – Chamoli Glacier Burst The army’s campaign is on to rescue the people involved in road construction work after the break of the iceberg in the Sumna area of ​​the Joshimath sector in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. The army tweeted and informed that 384 persons have been safely rescued during the rescue operations. The condition of six remains critical. At the same time, the army has recovered the bodies of eight people. Rescue operations are also on to locate the remaining persons trapped under the snow. It was said that the army continued the rescue even in the midst of snowfall. The rescue was resumed this morning after stopping the rescue operation at night. At the same time, Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat has inspected the area affected by the helicopter.

It was told that in the afternoon of April 23, an avalanche occurred at the BRO camp of Sumna Two. Due to which the camp was destroyed. Workers, machine drivers, office workers were involved in road construction in the camp. The number of which is not clear yet. But the army says that many people are still on the rescue on the information about the disappearance.

Significantly, the snowfall was reported in Sumana Two on the previous day. Road construction work was going on in this area. In such a situation, it is natural to delay the help of delay in gathering information regarding the status of the persons living there. After the information of the incident, the team headed by BRO commander Manish Kapil left for the spot, told that the team is also stuck on the way due to the road closure, disaster management officer Nandkishore Joshi told that in the border near ITBP Resources are available and information is being collected about the incident with them. However, the ITBP has said that the incident is not known at the moment.

Giving information, the Central Command of the Indian Army said that a camp of the Border Road Organization (BRO) was hit by an icy storm. So far, 384 people have been rescued. The incident took place in the Sumna area of ​​the Joshimath sector, bordering China. The road from Bapakund to Sumna is being cleaned.

The glacier is broken due to heavy snowfall near Sumna-2, located on the road connecting the India-China border in Chamoli. Due to the incessant rains and snowfall in the mountainous areas over the past few days, the accident occurred due to heavy snowfall near Sumna-2, located on the Inner Line adjoining the Indo-China border. CM Tirath Singh Rawat informed about the issue of an alert in this regard on Friday night.

The rescue team has been delayed to help due to heavy snowfall. Other projects, including NTPC, have ordered a stoppage of work at night. In February also, the Dhauliganga River was flooded due to the glacier bursting in Chamoli. 54 bodies were recovered and hundreds of people went missing.

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