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Uttarakhand floods: Congress Core group meets to discuss relief measures

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 19, 2013 - 11:37

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: As Uttarakhand remains devastated due to heavy rains and flash floods, Congress Core group met on Wednesday to discuss the possible relief measures to be undertaken.

Confirming the news, Chidambaram said that the meet has been confined to discuss the flood situation in Uttarakhand.

Earlier, the Core Group was scheduled to meet to discuss Food Security Bill.

At least 102 people were killed in the flash floods triggered by incessant rains in Uttarakhand, while the toll in the calamity is likely to rise manifold as 500 people are still reported to be missing.

Kukhimath SDM Rakesh Tewari told reporters after his return from Himalayan shrine of Kedarnarth that 50 bodies are lying in areas adjacent to the shine.

Uttarakhand Helpline numbers are: 0135-2710334, 2710335, 2710233

First Published: Wednesday, June 19, 2013 - 11:30

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