Bridge In Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand, Collapses Due To Downpour; Rescue Operations Underway

A rescue team immediately rushed to the spot to save people involved in this unfortunate incident.

Neel Raju Nalawade

July 30, 2020

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A devastating incident was reported from Chami village in Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand where a river bridge suddenly collapsed due to heavy rainfall, putting lives of several people in danger. A rescue team immediately rushed to the spot to save people involved in this unfortunate incident. Sources say that the rescue team used plastic drums to save them. The weather department had already issued a warning about heavy rains on July 30 and 31. Due to continuous downpour, several landslide incidents and floods have been reported in Uttarakhand.

Congress leader, Harish Singh Dhami was present while the rescue operation was being conducted. Landslides have caused severe problems in transportation services while heavy rains have led to power failure and loss of connectivity. Rescue operations are in full swing near Chami village and other affected regions in Uttarakhand.

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