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Four dead in flash floods in Bageshwar

PTI  Dehradun, September 14, 2012
First Published: 12:37 IST(14/9/2012) | Last Updated: 12:38 IST(14/9/2012)

Four persons died after being swept away by flash floods triggerred by incessant rains in Kapkot area of Uttarakhand's Bageshwar district, officials said on Friday.

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Madhuri Devi and her husband Bishan Singh were swept away after a flash flood occurred in Kapkot last night following torrential rains, Disaster Management and Mitigation department officials said.

Another man Dhumar Singh is also feared to have been swept away in the flash flood that hit Kapkot but his body is yet to be recovered, they said.

Flash floods also occurred at Jagthana and Kahark Tana Toli villages in the district claiming the lives of a 20-year-old woman and a man respectively, they said.


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