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The dam break accident in Uttarakhand, India, has killed 10 people and more than 100 people have disappeared.

The dam break accident in Uttarakhand, India, has killed 10 people and more than 100 people have disappeared.

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As of 5:30 p.m. local time, the number of rescues in the dam break in Uttarakhand, India, rose to 16, and the death toll rose to 10.

At present, helicopter and ground rescue work is still continuing, and the media said that more than 100 people are still missing.

News at 19:32 Beijing time: Many people were trapped in a tunnel at the scene of the dam break. Ten people were rescued.

According to Indian media reports, at about 10:45 a.m. local time on the 7th, a dam in Chamoli area of North Akhand, India, collapsed due to glaciers on nearby mountains.

A tunnel site near the scene of the accident was blocked due to external vibration. It is said that 15-20 people were trapped in the tunnel earlier, and 10 people had been rescued as of press release.

At present, rescue work is still in progress.

The accident occurred at the Rishi Ganga dam on the Rishi Ganga River in Uttarakhand.

As of 4 p.m. local time (6:30 p.m. Beijing time), eight bodies had been found.

India has sent 600 officers and soldiers to the scene to rescue.

In addition, the central and local governments have also sent a number of disaster rescue teams to rescue.

The Indian military also sent planes to carry out air patrols on the dangerous rivers and nearby villages at the scene of the accident.

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Indian military personnel involved in the rescue said that the glacier not only damaged the dam, but also completely destroyed a nearby bridge.

India’s Prime Minister Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah said on social media that they would provide comprehensive support to the affected people.

A power station in Uttarakhand, India, broke its dam and may kill more than 100 people.

More than 100 people are missing.

According to a report by many media such as India’s Asian International News Agency at 2:00 p.m. local time on the 7th, officials in Uttarakhand, India, said that a hydropower station in the Chamoli area of the state caused a dam to break due to glaciers on nearby mountains, which may lead to 100 to 1 working near the scene of the accident.

Fifty people were killed, and hundreds more disappeared.

The local government has begun to evacuate the surrounding residents urgently.

After the dam break, the water level of the river rose sharply, and the local government has dispatched soldiers and helicopters to rescue.

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