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Cloudburst in Uttarakhand kills 3

Cloudburst in Uttarakhand kills 3
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Uttarkashi, Three women were killed in their sleep, three others went missing and a man was critically

Uttarkashi, Three women were killed in their sleep, three others went missing and a man was critically injured when a cloudburst hit Netad village in Tehri district, flattening their houses in the wee hours on Thursday.

A cloudburst hit Netad village at about 2.30 am, flooding the Ruis canal and flattening two houses.

Three women occupants of these houses were buried alive in their sleep as a result, Tehri District Disaster Management officer Ashish Semwal said on phone.
Bodies of the three women identified as Lajja Devi, Mangla Devi and Rajjo have been recovered while a search is on to trace three others who went missing after the incident, he said.
A seriously injured man has been pulled out of the rubble of the houses and admitted to Bauradi District hospital, he said.
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