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Landslides Can Kill!

August 17, 2023 16:35 IST

Rescue operations continued through Tuesday and Wednesday in Joshimath, Rudraprayag, Dehradun, Rishikesh, Pauri Garhwal in Uttarakhand and in Shimla, Chamoli, Kangra, Himachal Pradesh, for those trapped by landslides.

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IMAGE: Uttarakhand's State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) and National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) personnel carry out a rescue operation after a house collapsed near Helang village in Joshimath, Uttarakhand, on Tuesday night. All photographs: ANI Photo


IMAGE: The rescue operation is underway near Helang village, Uttarakhand.


IMAGE: SDRF personnel rescue people trapped in the Madmaheshwar Valley in Rudraprayag, Uttarakhand, on Wednesday.


IMAGE: SDRF personnel rescue passengers stranded because of a damaged bridge in Goundar village in Madmaheshwar Valley, Rudraprayag.


IMAGE: SDRF personnel conduct rescue operations after a landslide in Jakhan village, near Dehradun, Uttarakhand.


IMAGE: SDRF personnel conduct a search and rescue operation after a landslide at Mohanchatti in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand.


IMAGE: An SDRF rescue operation at the Night Life Paradise Camp in Pauri Garhwal, Uttarakhand, after a landslide. At least 5 bodies were recovered from the debris.


IMAGE: SDRF personnel recover five bodies buried under the debris at Mohanchatti in Pauri Garhwal.


IMAGE: SDRF personnel carry the deceased.


IMAGE: SDRF personnel discuss what to do next.


IMAGE: Rescue operations underway on Wednesday after a massive landslide buried a temple in the Summer Hill area, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh.


IMAGE: The rescue team at work.


IMAGE: Residents remove debris from inside a house after a cloudburst at Pipalkoti in Chamoli district.


IMAGE: Residents clear muddy sludge from a house in Himachal Pradesh.


IMAGE: NDRF personnel during a rescue operation in flooded Tiora village in Kangra district, Himachal Pradesh.


Photographs curated by Manisha Kotian/
Feature Presentation: Ashish Narsale/