Avalanche in Uttarakhand: HELPLINE number released; check here

New Delhi: A warning has been issued for people to avoid going to the banks of the Ganga river. People living on the banks of Alaknanda river are advised to move to safe places at the earliest.

Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai said that two teams of ITBP have reached the spot and three NDRF teams have been rushed from Dehradun.

“Three additional teams will reach there with help of IAF chopper till evening. SDRF and local administration already on spot,” Rai told ANI.

The massive flood in Dhauli Ganga and Joshimath which was reported near Reni village, 26 kilometers from Joshimath, destroyed many houses situated on the river bank.

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HELPLINE NUMBER RELEASED-OFFICIAL STATEMENT FROM SDRF UTTARAKHAND POLICE

-Rishiganga Power Project has been damaged due breach of a glacier in Tapovan area.

-People living on the bank of Alaknanda river are advised to move to safe places at the earliest

-5 teams of SDRF were sent to the spot.

● All other teams are alerted

● Helicopter assistance is also being taken for rescue

● For any kind of help call the following numbers —

+911352410197
+9118001804375
+919456596190

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