Dehradun: One individual has died and two others of the identical household are feared useless after they bought buried underneath the particles of their home, which collapsed because of heavy rains at Kunjapuri in Uttarakhand’s Tehri Garhwal district on Friday early morning, officers stated.
An operation has been launched by the State Catastrophe Response Drive (SDRF) and police personnel to retrieve the our bodies of the 2 different individuals, who’re feared to be useless, officers stated.
“The home collapsed at round 5 am whereas three individuals of a household, together with two girls and a boy, had been sleeping following heavy in a single day rains,” stated Praveen Alok, media in-charge, SDRF.
“We had been knowledgeable in regards to the incident at round 6 am and a group was despatched from our base in Rishikesh. To date, the physique of a woman (20), recognized as Ankita, has been retrieved,” stated Alok.
“The group has noticed the physique of the boy underneath the particles. The third individual can be feared to be useless. Nevertheless, her physique is but to be discovered. The rescue operation remains to be on,” he added.
The SDRF personnel additionally rescued some individuals after rainwater gushed into their home at Dehradun’s Raipur neighbourhood late at evening on Thursday.
No person was injured within the incident.
No less than 15 individuals have died in Uttarakhand previously week in varied incidents of collapsed homes and landslides attributable to heavy rains throughout the hill state.