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46 dead, 11 missing in Uttarakhand due to heavy rains, landslides

India46 dead, 11 missing in Uttarakhand due to heavy rains, landslides

46 dead, 11 missing in Uttarakhand due to heavy rains Dehradun on October 20th where a total of 46 people have been confirmed killed.

There are heavy Uttarakhand due to heavy rains and landslides while at least 11 are missing, official sources said.

A total of 12 people have been raced to hospitals since Sunday. An official spokesperson told UNI on Wednesday that 28 people died in Nainital district, six in Almora, two each in Champawat and Rudrapur, and one in Bageshwar on Tuesday.

Ten people were injured and 11 are still missing, he said. At least nine buildings were damaged in a single day due to heavy rains and landslides that have completely destroyed railway tracks in Kathgodam.

The Uttarakhand government spokesperson said on Monday, three people died in Pauri district, two in Champawat and one in Pithoragarh. Two persons were injured and a house was damaged on the same day. On Sunday, one person died and 12 were injured in Champawat district due to the floods.

The sand and coal mafia vociferously working in these regions eroding soil and mining coal from the core of the earth are said to have caused chaotic transitions leading to uncontrolled floods.

Videos of the floods

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