Pithoragarh (Uttarakhand), October 8
More than seven people are feared dead after their vehicle was hit by a landslide here on Sunday, officials said.
The incident occurred at Thakti on the Kailash Mansarovar road in Dharchula subdivision, they said.
Another innocent family gone— Weatherman Shubham (@shubhamtorres09) October 8, 2023
A car buried under Landslide debris on Dharchula - Gunji road near Thakti waterfall
As info received , there are 9 people incl. 3 childrens travelling in Bolero car which are feared dead , more details awaited
8th Oct 2023
Pithoragarh , Uttarakhand pic.twitter.com/sgJF60zjC7
Sub-Divisional Magistrate, Dharchula, Divesh Shashni said the vehicle coming from Bundi met with the accident around 2 pm. He said the car was buried under the rubble of the landslide.
More than seven people are said to have been in the vehicle at the time, Shashni said, quoting eyewitnesses.
A search operation by the State Disaster Response Force, police, Indo Tibetan Border Police, and the Army is underway, the SDM added.
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