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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.

Sources[edit | edit source]

  1. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-55975743
  2. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-55969669
  3. https://indianexpress.com/article/india/uttarakhand-glacier-burst-live-updates-26-bodies-recovered-171-still-missing-rescue-operations-underway-7178317/
  4. https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/exclusive-uttarakhand-disaster-photos-before-and-after-satellite-photos-of-uttarakhand-disaster-site-2366139
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