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In India, a river flood caused 165 people to die and 26 to die


The death toll from floods in India has risen to 26 after a piece of glacier fell from Mount Nanda Devi in ​​the Himalayas into the Dhauliganga River.

Authorities said a flood caused by a glacier on the Dhauliganga River in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand province damaged a hydroelectric plant built in Dhauliganga, a hydroelectric plant in Alaknanda and many settlements.
Authorities said the death toll rose to 26 and at least 165 people were missing after eight more bodies were removed after the floods.
Officials said most of the missing were workers on hydropower projects, with 16 rescued from two tunnels that left 42 people stranded after the floods and rescue efforts for the remaining 26.
The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) has launched a search and rescue operation near the flood-hit village of Raini. ITBP spokesman Vivek Pandey said more than 200 police officers were involved in the rescue operation and that the situation was under control.
Indian Interior Minister Amit Shah said that 4 teams of the National Disaster Management Forces (NDRF) were at the scene and support teams had moved from New Delhi to Uttarakhand.
More than 1,000 people have been killed in landslides and floods in Uttarakhand since heavy rains in 2013.

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