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A mountain glacier collapses in to the Dhauliganga river in Uttarakhand and ruptures the 2 partly built Hydro-electric dams of the Rishiganga Hydroelectric Project, trapping 150 workers and killing another 26. 171 people are missing, including 35 who were working in a near by tunnel. 21 locals are trapped in the ruins of a near by village that could not be evacuated in time unlike several other villages.
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