U`khand floods: 5 bodies recovered from Ganga in UP

Last Updated: Thursday, July 4, 2013 - 20:50

Lucknow: Five bodies swept away in the Uttarakhand flash floods were recovered from Ganga river in Uttar Pradesh.

IG (Law and Order) R K Vishwakarma said three bodies were recovered from Ganga river in Bijnor and one each in Allahabad and Hapur.

He said that with this 50 bodies have been recovered from different rivers in the state so far, including 16 in Allahabad, Bijnor 8, Muzaffarnagar 7, Hapur 5, Pilibhit 3, Bagpath and Sambhal 1 each.

He said that report of 759 missing people in flood-ravaged Uttarakhand was received at the control room of which 229 have either returned safely or were on their way back.


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