Uttarakhand: 2,500 people still stranded in Badrinath, rains hamper rescue work, nearly 600 unclaimed bodies cremated

Dehradun, Jun 28: Light rains in different hilly parts of Uttarakhand again hampered rescue work on Friday, while the Met department predicted heavy rains in Dehradun, Rishikesh and Srinagar (Pauri Garhwal).Over 2,500 people are still
uttarakhand 2 500 people still stranded in...
India TV News Desk June 28, 2013 8:49 IST
Dehradun, Jun 28: Light rains in different hilly parts of Uttarakhand again hampered rescue work on Friday, while the Met department predicted heavy rains in Dehradun, Rishikesh and Srinagar (Pauri Garhwal).



Over 2,500 people are still stranded in Badrinath, cut off by road. Most of them include local vendors and labourers of Nepali origin.

NDRF personnel will try to rescue these stranded people today.

So far, 1,26,000 people have been evacuated to safer places, NDRF sources said.

 
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