Including a tourist, bodies of five people recovered in Kangra

Kullu Manali Admn bans river rafting & paragliding

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Shimla, Jul 14
Monsoon fury has taken five lives as bodies are recovered by the rescue team, of including a tourist.  Also,  Kullu-Manali Administration has decided to ban all type of adventure sports activities in the district announcing seasonal ban on river rafting and paragliding effective from July 15.
At Kangra, Deputy commissioner Nipun Jindal said that a body of 32yrs old tourist hailing from Amritsar was recovered last evening by the rescue team. He had come to visit  Krere village in Kangra district along with his friends. The tourist was missing since Sunday.

Deputy Commissioner Jindal told reporters late Tuesday evening that the victim Manmeet was a resident of Amritsar who along with five friends had come to visit Krere village but he was missing after the devastation that was caused by heavy rains, while the five others reached safe destination.

Also bodies of four more missing villagers of Boh village too were recovered last evening.  Jindal said that bodies of four more missing villagers- two men, one woman and a male child were recovered from the debris at Boh village. He said that one body of a woman was traced out on Monday thus taking the death toll to five in the landslide tragedy at Boh so far.

Deputy Commissioner said that five persons were still missing and their search operation continues. Administration fears that as many as 11 people may have died in the Monday flash flood. Deceased including nine years girl.

National Disaster Response Force is continuing tracing missing People in the affected area, he added.

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