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Uttarakhand disaster: 2 bodies recovered from Tapovan tunnel, 40 killed, more than 100 missing

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So far, 40 bodies have been recovered from the quake-hit area in the Shiganga Valley of Chamoli, and another 1,164 are missing. These missing persons include people trapped in the Tapovan Tunnel.

Of Uttarakhand Suffering Tapovan is running to get people trapped in the tunnel Rescue operation On Sunday, the eighth day, two bodies were recovered. Chamoli District Magistrate Swati Vadoria said two bodies were recovered from inside the tunnel in the early hours of the morning. The bodies were recovered over the past week during a rescue operation jointly conducted by the army, the National Disaster Response Force, the State Disaster Response Force and the Indo-Tibetan Border Police.

NTPC’s 520 MW Tapovan-Vishnugad hydroelectric project collapsed, leaving 25 people trapped in the tunnel. The bodies of two people were found in the early hours of the morning, including Alam Singh of Narendranagar in Tehri district and Anil of Kalsi in Dehradun.

February The bodies of 40 people have so far been recovered from flood-hit areas in the Ishiganga Valley of Chamoli and another 1,164 are missing. These missing persons include people trapped in the Tapovan Tunnel.

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Floods in the Ishiganga valley of Chamoli have completely destroyed the 13.2 MW Ishiganga hydropower project, and caused extensive damage to the Tapovan Vishnugad project.

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