Seven die, 22 others injured in Dhundi cloud burst

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HimVani

Manali (July 22): Seven people were killed and 22 others injured when a cloudburst hit Dhundi area, 18 km from this tourist destination, on Thursday night, destroying hutments of workers engaged in Rohtang tunnel, district
official confirmed.

Kullu deputy commissioner BM Nanta told HimVani over phone that a cloudburst hit at Dhundi area on Solang-Nalah road creating fury at the construction site of the multi-million Rohtang tunnel. He said that two bodies were dug out from the rubble, while five others were still missing. The bodies of deceased Takeshwer Singh (38) Riwalsar of Mandi district and Raj Kumar (20) of Chamba district have
been retrieved.

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