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Maharashtra: 16 dead, dozens trapped in Raigad landslide

Published on Jul 21, 2023 01:24 PM IST
  • The National Disaster Response Force halted search operations in Maharashtra's Raigad district on Thursday evening.
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At least 16 people were killed and around 100 people are feared trapped after a major landslide hit Irshalwadi village in Khalapur tehsil in Maharashtra's Raigad district on July 19 due to torrential rains. (HT Photo/Satish Bate) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jul 21, 2023 01:24 PM IST

At least 16 people were killed and around 100 people are feared trapped after a major landslide hit Irshalwadi village in Khalapur tehsil in Maharashtra's Raigad district on July 19 due to torrential rains. (HT Photo/Satish Bate)

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"16 killed and several people injured in the landslide. The NDRF team is present at the spot. Search and rescue operation underway," the NDRF said. (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jul 21, 2023 01:24 PM IST

"16 killed and several people injured in the landslide. The NDRF team is present at the spot. Search and rescue operation underway," the NDRF said. (PTI)

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"We conduct three types of searches. We will conduct canine and physical searches here. It is a long and challenging trek, but we are trained for it. Yesterday, when we received the information our four teams reached the spot and started with the search and rescue operation," the NDRF inspector was quoted as saying by news agency ANI. (HT Photo/Bachchan Kumar) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jul 21, 2023 01:24 PM IST

"We conduct three types of searches. We will conduct canine and physical searches here. It is a long and challenging trek, but we are trained for it. Yesterday, when we received the information our four teams reached the spot and started with the search and rescue operation," the NDRF inspector was quoted as saying by news agency ANI. (HT Photo/Bachchan Kumar)

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Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde visited the site of the tragedy on July 20 and took stock of the relief and rescue efforts. (REUTERS) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jul 21, 2023 01:24 PM IST

Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde visited the site of the tragedy on July 20 and took stock of the relief and rescue efforts. (REUTERS)

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Officials said that CM Shinde also announced an ex-gratia of <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>5 lakh to the families of the deceased.&nbsp;(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Officials said that CM Shinde also announced an ex-gratia of 5 lakh to the families of the deceased. (PTI)

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NDRF personnel during a search and rescue operation after a landslide at Irshalwadi village in Raigad district.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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NDRF personnel during a search and rescue operation after a landslide at Irshalwadi village in Raigad district.(PTI)

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"12 bodies have been retrieved from the debris in Irshalwadi, Raigad; also, one rescuer died of cardiac arrest. Total of 13 deaths till now," police said on Thursday.&nbsp;(HT Photo) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jul 21, 2023 01:24 PM IST

"12 bodies have been retrieved from the debris in Irshalwadi, Raigad; also, one rescuer died of cardiac arrest. Total of 13 deaths till now," police said on Thursday. (HT Photo)

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A woman whose family members are trapped under rubble wails after a landslide washed away houses in Raigad district in Maharashtra.(AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jul 21, 2023 01:24 PM IST

A woman whose family members are trapped under rubble wails after a landslide washed away houses in Raigad district in Maharashtra.(AP)

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