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372 Odias rescued, 38 still missing in Uttarakhand

Last Updated: Monday, July 1, 2013 - 22:10

Bhubaneswar: With the rescue of three more persons from flood-ravaged Uttarakahnd, the number of people from Odisha who have so far returned safe from the Himalayan state increased to 372 even as 38 others are still missing, official sources said on Monday.

The state government had opened a control room at Resident Commissioner`s office in New Delhi and facilitated safe return of the pilgrims.

The state government extended financial assistance of Rs 5 crore to Uttarakhand in view of the devastation there, the sources added.

First Published: Monday, July 1, 2013 - 22:10
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