Mandi flash floods: One more body recovered

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  • Updated: Jun 10, 2014 17:24 IST

Himachal Pradesh transport minister, G S Bali, has revealed that one more body has been recovered from the river Beas.

He said, "The boy has been identified as Devesh Bose - a native of Hyderabad and the body has been recognized by his father."

The total body count recovered from the incident is five now; four bodies were found yesterday.

Telugu Desam Party MP, Malla Reddy, said that the body was found on a rock at about 9:30 pm, and was about 0.5 km from the point of incident.

He also said the body is being sent to hospital for post mortem and the Defence people were arranging for a flight to lift the bodies.

About 550 people, including 100 from army, have been engaged for the rescue operation. Surviving students have been sent back to their places.

 

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