Two folks had been killed and a number of other others went lacking after three homes collapsed in a village following heavy rains in Dharchula sub-division of the district, an official mentioned on Monday. The incident occurred in Jumma village late on Sunday night time, Pithoragarh District Magistrate Ashish Chauhan mentioned.
Two our bodies had been recovered and a search operation was underway for these nonetheless lacking, he mentioned. “We are holding an emergency meeting on how to tackle the situation. More information will be available after the meeting,” the district Justice of the Peace mentioned.