Uttarakhand Glacier Collapse LIVE Updates: 14 bodies have been recovered so far due to the destruction of the glacier in Chamoli, Uttarakhand. However, many people are still feared trapped under the debris. Some 170 people have been missing since the devastation. Teams of ITBP, NDRF and SDRF are continuously engaged in rescue work. Chamoli Police has also asked people to be vigilant by tweeting. Stay with ABP News for instant updates on the disaster.
Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu has said in the House that he has spoken to Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on the Uttarakhand disaster. Today, Home Minister Amit Shah can speak in the Rajya Sabha on the disaster of Uttarakhand.
The Indian Air Force has told that the air relief and rescue operations have started again with the flight of MI-17 and ALH helicopters from Dehradun to Joshimath.
Uttarakhand DGP Ashok Kumar has told that due to the breaking of the glacier, the Raini power project was completely washed away and Tapovan was also damaged. 32 people are missing from the first project and 121 people are missing from the second project. Out of these, 10 bodies have been recovered. There were two tunnels in the Tapovan project, 12 people have been rescued from the small tunnel yesterday. Efforts are being made to open the big tunnel. The debris of the tunnel is being taken out, the army teams are engaged in this work. I hope the tunnel will open by evening.
Chamoli police have informed by tweeting that relief and rescue work is on for those trapped in the tunnel.
The relief and rescue operations in Tapovan’s second tunnel are going on. There is a possibility of 30 people being trapped in this tunnel. ITBP spokesman Vivek Kumar Pandey has said that our team is working in different places. We are working to remove those who are trapped in the tunnel. In addition, we have also accelerated the search operation for the second tunnel. There are reports of about 30 people being trapped there. 300 ITBP personnel are busy clearing the tunnel, so that people can be evacuated. According to the local administration, 170 people are missing in this disaster.
About 60 workers of Lakhimpur are feared missing. Most families are not in contact with their loved ones after the incident. Many people are feared missing from the tragedy in Tapovan. It is being told that the missing workers had gone to work on the power project. Most workers. Nighasan of Lakhimpur hails from Tehsil area.
Uttarakhand Glacier Collapse LIVE Updates: 14 people have died in the devastation caused by the breaking of the glacier in Chamoli, Uttarakhand. About 170 people are missing since the devastation. The relief and rescue operations continued overnight in Chamoli district. Yesterday, the ITBP evacuated 12 people trapped in the tunnel.
The Air Force has also reached for relief work. Presently, rescue operations are going on at a rapid pace. The people of Raini village have suffered the most. More than 100 people are being reported missing here. Stay with ABP News for instant updates on the disaster.
How many rupees compensation was announced?
The administration became active as soon as the news of the destruction came. The Prime Minister, the Home Minister and the Chief Minister started getting directions from all sides. PM Modi has announced two lakh rupees from the Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund and Rs 50,000 each for the seriously injured. While the Chief Minister of Uttarakhand has announced a compensation of four lakh rupees to the families of the deceased.
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