A massive landslide in Himachal Pradesh’s Kinnaur district wreaked havoc on Wednesday due to which, over 40-60 passengers were feared buried under the debris, according to the police.
Himachal Pradesh landslide updates: Over 40 feared dead in Kinnaur pic.twitter.com/frEPTx1Rwz
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While the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), and the state police are involved in rescue operations, a total of 10 people have been rescued safely from the landslide site at the time of reporting.
Around 200 jawans of 3 battalions of ITBP are deployed at the spot that have waited for more than one hour for the shooting stones to stop. PM Narendra Modi spoke to Himachal Pradesh CM Jairam Thakur regarding the situation in the wake of the landslide in Kinnaur. PM assured all possible support in the ongoing rescue operations: