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Destroyed roads major hurdle in rescue, says NDMA

Last Updated: Friday, June 21, 2013 - 16:07

New Delhi: As rescue operations in the flood-hit Himalayan areas continue, a disaster management official said the destruction of roads is creating a major hurdle.

"The situation is very difficult there.... there is only one approachable road which is also damaged. The rescue operation is depending totally on helicopters," National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) member JK Sinha told reporters.

First Published: Friday, June 21, 2013 - 16:07

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