Uttarakhand glacial disaster: Body recovered from barrage site of Tapovan project, toll rises to 80

According to Chamoli District Disaster Control Room while 48 bodies have been identified, 126 people are still missing

It’s already more than two months since the Himalayan horror has happened,the disastrous glacial blast that had taken place in Chamoli district in Uttarakhand.


The tragic incident had already claimed many lives and now one more body was recovered on Saturday from the barrage site of Tapovan hydel project, taking the toll in the tragedy to 80.


The rescue teams had recovered the body from the barrage site of the NTPC's Tapovan-Vishnugad hydel project. Another body was also recovered from Tapovan tunnel on Friday.


The avalanche that had taken place on February 7 had caused large-scale damage to the project besides totally demolishing the Rishiganga hydel project at Raini village in the district.


Eighty bodies and 35 human body parts have been recovered so far from different places hit by the disaster. According to Chamoli District Disaster Control Room while 48 bodies have been identified, 126 people are still missing.

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