In pics: Rescue operations resume in cloudburst-hit Kishtwar

  • Relief and rescue operation resumed in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar district to locate 20 missing people on Friday after a cloudburst triggered by heavy rainfall in the area, officials said. Rescue operations were suspended for hours together owing to inclement weather.
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Seven persons were found dead and 17 others were rescued in an injured condition after the remote Honzar village in Dacchan tehsil was hit by flash floods triggered by the cloudburst in the early hours of Wednesday, damaging 21 houses, 21 cow sheds, a ration depot, a bridge and a mosque.(PTI)

Seven persons were found dead and 17 others were rescued in an injured condition after the remote Honzar village in Dacchan tehsil was hit by flash floods triggered by the cloudburst in the early hours of Wednesday, damaging 21 houses, 21 cow sheds, a ration depot, a bridge and a mosque.(PTI)

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The Kishtwar rescue operation is being conducted by teams of the State Disaster Response Force (SDRF), the NDRF, the police, military, district administration, and locals.(PTI)

The Kishtwar rescue operation is being conducted by teams of the State Disaster Response Force (SDRF), the NDRF, the police, military, district administration, and locals.(PTI)

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The IAF rescued 74 of its personnel, who were stranded in different parts of Kishtwar, as well as five critically injured patients on July 30, ANI reported on Saturday morning.(PTI)

The IAF rescued 74 of its personnel, who were stranded in different parts of Kishtwar, as well as five critically injured patients on July 30, ANI reported on Saturday morning.(PTI)

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The search operation was interrupted by heavy rains late Thursday night and resumed around noon on Friday at Honzar village in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir. (PTI)

The search operation was interrupted by heavy rains late Thursday night and resumed around noon on Friday at Honzar village in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir. (PTI)

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Family members of the victims mourn the loss of their loved ones after flash floods occur due to a cloudburst, in Kishtwar on July 31. (ANI)

Family members of the victims mourn the loss of their loved ones after flash floods occur due to a cloudburst, in Kishtwar on July 31. (ANI)

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Family members of Gulab Nabi, who died in the flash floods, share a picture of the victim with the media.(PTI)

Family members of Gulab Nabi, who died in the flash floods, share a picture of the victim with the media.(PTI)

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