Two killed as heavy rains lash Uttarakhand
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Last Updated: Thursday, July 21, 2011, 17:07
  
Dehradun: Two persons were killed and five injured in Uttarakhand, where incessant rains triggered landslides in Garhwal and Kumaon region, blocking several routes and disrupted normal life.

Scores of pilgrims were stranded as the debris from landslides was lying on the routes to 'Chardham'-- Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath, officials said.

One person was killed and another injured when the roof of a bus stand collapsed after overnight heavy rains in Chamoli district.

Dehradun: Two persons were killed and five injured in Uttarakhand, where incessant rains triggered landslides in Garhwal and Kumaon region, blocking several routes and disrupted normal life.

Scores of pilgrims were stranded as the debris from landslides was lying on the routes to 'Chardham'-- Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath, officials said.

One person was killed and another injured when the roof of a bus stand collapsed after overnight heavy rains in Chamoli district.

In several places, mud house collapsed and crops were were damaged. 16 people have died and 70 have been injured in rain related incidents during this monsoon season.

PTI


First Published: Thursday, July 21, 2011, 17:07


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