Uttarakhand: rescue ops in last leg

Updated On Jun 30, 2013 01:07 PM IST
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Air Force’s MI-17 helicopter landing at the Harsil Army helipad — the lift-off point for the rescued. (HT Photo/Prasad Nichenametla) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Air Force’s MI-17 helicopter landing at the Harsil Army helipad — the lift-off point for the rescued. (HT Photo/Prasad Nichenametla)

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Lt Gen Anil Chait takes stock of the situation at the Army camp, consoling those affected. (HT Photo/Prasad Nichenametla) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Lt Gen Anil Chait takes stock of the situation at the Army camp, consoling those affected. (HT Photo/Prasad Nichenametla)

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Jawans of the Garhwal Rifles distributing food to the victims, camping at the school. (HT Photo/Prasad Nichenametla) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Jawans of the Garhwal Rifles distributing food to the victims, camping at the school. (HT Photo/Prasad Nichenametla)

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Army set up tents in the local school for pilgrims trickling in from Gangotri on foot. (HT Photo/Prasad Nichenametla) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Army set up tents in the local school for pilgrims trickling in from Gangotri on foot. (HT Photo/Prasad Nichenametla)

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On June 17, the flood waters were still sweeping through Dharali, burying vehicles in deep silt. (HT Photo/Prasad Nichenametla) View Photos in a new improved layout
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On June 17, the flood waters were still sweeping through Dharali, burying vehicles in deep silt. (HT Photo/Prasad Nichenametla)

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The Uttarkashi-Gangotri road blocked by alpine trunks, boulders and rubble. (HT Photo/Prasad Nichenametla) View Photos in a new improved layout
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The Uttarkashi-Gangotri road blocked by alpine trunks, boulders and rubble. (HT Photo/Prasad Nichenametla)

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Flood waters as seen from the hotel balcony in Dharali. (HT Photo/Prasad Nichenametla) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Flood waters as seen from the hotel balcony in Dharali. (HT Photo/Prasad Nichenametla)

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The same stream, when the rains cut the Uttar­k­ashi-Gangotri road, obstructed pilgri­ms from reaching the army camp for two days. (HT Photo/Prasad Nichenametla) View Photos in a new improved layout
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The same stream, when the rains cut the Uttar­k­ashi-Gangotri road, obstructed pilgri­ms from reaching the army camp for two days. (HT Photo/Prasad Nichenametla)

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The morning before the floods, school girls from Dharali cross the little stream that empties into Bhagirathi River. (HT Photo/Prasad Nichenametla) View Photos in a new improved layout
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The morning before the floods, school girls from Dharali cross the little stream that empties into Bhagirathi River. (HT Photo/Prasad Nichenametla)

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Villagers cremating the body of Laxmi Prasad (48 years) beside a river near Mayali in Uttarakhand. (HT Photo/Arijit Sen) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Villagers cremating the body of Laxmi Prasad (48 years) beside a river near Mayali in Uttarakhand. (HT Photo/Arijit Sen)

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The persistently wailing baby girl who was separated from her parents and rescued after flood disaster in Uttarakhand finally smiled with hope to hear the voice of her father Doon hospital in Dehradun, India. (HT Photo/Rishi Ballabh) View Photos in a new improved layout
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The persistently wailing baby girl who was separated from her parents and rescued after flood disaster in Uttarakhand finally smiled with hope to hear the voice of her father Doon hospital in Dehradun, India. (HT Photo/Rishi Ballabh)

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Union home minister Sushilkumar Shinde (centre) chief of Army Staff General Bikram Singh (right) and Uttarakhand chief minister Vijay Bahuguna pay last rspects to the bodies of those who were killed in the IAF helicopter crash in Dehradun, India. (HT Photo/Rishi Ballabh) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jun 30, 2013 01:07 PM IST

Union home minister Sushilkumar Shinde (centre) chief of Army Staff General Bikram Singh (right) and Uttarakhand chief minister Vijay Bahuguna pay last rspects to the bodies of those who were killed in the IAF helicopter crash in Dehradun, India. (HT Photo/Rishi Ballabh)

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