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The army, NDRF and local residents trying to plug the remaining part of the breach at Phulad village in Moonak subdivision of Sangrur on Monday, July 22, 2019.(HT Photo)

Five days on, 30-ft Ghaggar breach still remains to be plugged

Hindustan Times, Moonak (Sangrur) | By Avtar Singh, Moonak (sangrur)
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2019 08:45 AM IST
The flood water has damaged over two dozen houses in Moonak town and paddy crop of five villages along the banks of the river.
Villagers helping army and NDRF personnel in plugging the breach in the Ghaggar river at Phulad village of Moonak sub-division of Sangrur district on Friday.(Bharat Bhushan/HT)
Villagers helping army and NDRF personnel in plugging the breach in the Ghaggar river at Phulad village of Moonak sub-division of Sangrur district on Friday.(Bharat Bhushan/HT)

Ghaggar breach widens, crop on 8,000 acres submerged

MOONAK/PATRAN | By HT Correspondents
PUBLISHED ON JUL 20, 2019 05:03 AM IST
The floodwater inundated paddy crop on 5,000-acre land at Surjan Bhaini, Salemgarh, Makorad Sahib, Bhundar Bhaini and Phulad villages besides Moonak town.
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