Uttarakhand death toll reaches 24, Modi expresses grief

Uttarakhand-Death-toll-ReacIn separate incidents of cloudburst, landslides and house collapse, 24 people died in Uttarakhand since yesterday.

Seven persons including a woman were killed when three houses were buried in a landslide following heavy showers in the wee hours of the day, taking the toll to 24 in rain-related incidents in two days in Uttarakhand. The incident occurred at around 2 am in Kathbangla area in the city. Rains triggered a landslide in the hills and the rubble fell on the three houses occupied by different families, a police official said.

17 people were killed in separate rain related incidents in Pauri, Dehradun and Pithoragarh district of the state on Friday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his grief over the loss of lives due to natural disaster.

Medaram Jathara

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