Two women washed away in flash flood

Two women were washed away in a flash flood following heavy rains at Bagi village of Dunda tehsil of Uttarkashi district, police said on Tuesday.

Last Updated: Jun 28, 2011, 19:32 PM IST

Uttarkashi (Uttarakhand): Two women were
washed away in a flash flood following heavy rains at Bagi
village of Dunda tehsil of Uttarkashi district, police said
on Tuesday.
The incident took place when a group of six women were
crossing Jalkur river yesterday and were caught in the flood
following heavy rains in the area. Hearing their scream, the
people standing on the bank of the river rushed to their help
and brought them out, they said.
They were taken to a nearby hospital where they were
declared brought dead. The condition of the other women is
stated to be out of danger.

PTI