Rivers In Spate, Rain Fury Kills 4 In Uttarakhand



Four persons were killed in rain-related incidents in the state. The Rishikesh-Badrinath highway was also blocked in Chamoli district following a landslide, leaving a number of pilgrims stranded. The Tanakpur-Champawat and Rishikesh-Yamunotri highways continue to remain blocked for the past several days.Three persons were killed when a vehicle fell into the Silgad river in the Duggada region of Pauri Garhwal district. The accident took place when the driver lost control over the vehicle after a boulder fell on it. In another accident, a kanwariya was killed while another was injured when a tree fell on their motorcycle in the Shivpuri region of Tehri Garhwal district. The injured has been admitted to the Rishikesh hospital. In yet another incident, two women were injured in a landslide-related incident at Sunali village in Tehsil Karanprayag.


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