8 dead, 348 rescued after an avalanche hit Indian state of Uttarakhand | Glacier Burst |JPNN us News

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our next story now eight bodies have been recovered and 384 people have been rescued by the indian army today after a glacier broke triggering an avalanche close to the indo-china border with the indian state of uttarakhand on friday now of those rescued six are said to be critical and currently under medical treatment the avalanche which followed a glacier burst incident near the india china border hit a border roads organization detachment and two labor camps in the area the bro was working on repairing a damaged road in that area now road access was cut off at four to five different locations due to the multiple landslides efforts are being made to revive communication networks as roads are closed due to heavy snowfall alterating the chief minister of the state said in a tweet after an aerial survey of the area and rescue operations were immediately launched by the indian army the army and the state disaster response force are currently conducting search and rescue operations that was uh that has witnessed massive destruction from the glacier burst and subsequent avalanche multiple landslides have cut off the road access at five locations now teams of the border roads task force are working to clear the roads and it is expected to take another six to eight hours to clear the complete area. we are now available in your country download the app now get all the news on the move

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