`Rescue ops underway`

At least 30,000 to 32,000 people are still stranded in the mountains of Uttarakhand, Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde informed on Saturday. Briefing reporters here after reviewing relief and rescue efforts in the state hit by what is being dubbed as ‘Himalayan Tsunami’, Shinde said no effort was being spared in rescuing those stranded following flash floods and cloud bursts in the upper reaches of the hilly state.

Jun 22, 2013, 13:00 PM IST