Uttarakhand flood | Flash flood brings back memories of 2013 deluge, scores missing; here's a look at rescue ops
A flood occurred in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district after a glacial burst caused an avalanche. Five locals, including shepherds with their 180 sheep and goats were swept away in the flash flood. Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat said around 125 people were missing, but the number could be higher. The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) and other agencies are carrying out rescue operations on a war footing in the affected areas. Take a look.