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Himachal Pradesh The landslide on Friday in Lahaul-Spiti district of Chandrabhaga River It has stopped the flow of water, causing a lake there that has become a threat to about 2,000 people living in agricultural areas and villages around the area. However, no casualty or injury has been reported so far.
District Deputy Commissioner Neeraj Kumar said that around 9.30 am yesterday, a part of a nearby hill collapsed, completely blocking the river. He said that a team of experts has been sent to the spot to take stock of the situation and suggest measures.
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A short video of the landslide shows a large portion of a steep hill carrying a huge load of soil, rocks and other debris falling into the Chandrabhaga river, blocking its course. Clouds of dust are seen rising and accumulating in the video as the landslide covered a portion of the river, leaving a large hole on the side of the hill.
A landslide blocked the flow of the Chandrabhaga River this morning and led to the formation of a lake that poses a threat to the human habitations and agricultural fields in Lahaul-Spiti district. @ndtvhttps://t.co/6iSoL9RWiJ
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Several landslides have occurred in Himachal Pradesh in the past few weeks, leading to the death of several people. The bodies of 15 people have been recovered in the landslide in Kinnaur on Wednesday. Several vehicles, including a government bus, were buried under the debris in this accident. There were reportedly 40 people in the Shimla-bound government bus.
NDRF and local police teams resumed rescue operations there today; Several people are still missing and officials fear more people may be trapped under the rubble. This may increase the death toll.
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The Chief Minister of the state said that the state government would give Rs 4 lakh each to the next of kin of the dead and Rs 50,000 each to the seriously injured. He said that the kin of the deceased bus passengers would be given one lakh rupees by the Transport Department and the injured would be given free treatment. He said that the state government would also conduct a geological survey of the area.