Up to 150 people missing in Indian floods after glacier bursts

Up to 150 people missing in Indian floods after glacier bursts
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  • calendar-gray 07 February 2021

Some 100-150 people could have been killed in the flooding in northern India, the Asian News International agency reported on Sunday citing a spokesperson for the Uttarakhand state, APA reports citing TASS.

Earlier, the news agency informed about the rising waters in the Dhauliganga River on Sunday after the glacier burst. Furthermore, a power plant under construction on the river was damaged.

Several rescue teams have been dispatched to the flood-stricken area. The country’s authorities are evacuating people, stressing that the situation is under control.

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