Rahul Gandhi visits cloudburst affected areas

Leh: AICC General Secretary Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday visited the cloudburst and flash flood affected areas in Leh district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Rahul went to the Choglamsar and Shyong villages which were among the worst affected in the cloudburst and resultant flash floods on August 6.

He was briefed by the officials of the state government about the rehabilitation work carried out so far.

Rahul stressed on the need for expediting the remaining work to ensure that the victims do not face hardships during the winter.

Over 145 people were killed and a few hundred more were feared washed away in the cloudburst followed by torrential rains and flash floods.