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Student washed away in flash floods in J&K

Last Updated: Friday, August 12, 2011 - 14:31

Jammu: A student got washed away in flash floods on Friday, while eight people are rescued from two districts of Jammu and Kashmir, as per the officials saying.

The victim a student of class V got washed away in a rivulet in Basholi belt of Kathua district this morning, an operation launched to trace him failed. Three people also got caught in flash floods in Uhj River in the district, while they were busy in their daily work for catching fishes but somehow all of them got rescued late by police and locals, as reported.

Five more people got trapped in flash floods near river Tawi Falay Mandal area of Jammu district, who were safely rescued yesterday, the officials reported. The rain continued to lash Jammu and the adjoining areas for the second consecutive day on Friday that eventually triggered these floods in low-lying areas of the city.
Three individuals got killed & injured in house collapses and landslides that got triggered due to heavy rains in Jammu city.


First Published: Friday, August 12, 2011 - 14:31

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