Shimla, Sept 27
The week long unprecedented rainfall took the death toll to about 20 persons as reports of mishaps, landslides, drowning and missing are pouring in from various places of state.
The state disaster Management authority spokesperson said that that a incident of a vehicle accident occurred at Near Bazirbabdi tehsil Nimand in district Kullu. A car fell down in Satluj river and one person is missing in this incident. The deceased person identified as Rajkumar S/o Dohlu Ram Village Malidhar PO Ghatu, Nirmand Tehsil.
Another incident of drowning occurred at Bhangotu (Ghera –Kareri Road ) Ghaj Khad. One person named Ravi Kumar S/o Hirdu Ram R/o Kareri drowned in Ghanj Khad. Police team and local people are on spot & SDRF team moving for search operation.
A landslide occurred at Plashla (Giripul) Rajgarh, Tehsil Nohradhar in district Sirmaur. In the incident JCB Driver is missing under the debris. Search and Rescue operation is going on by local administration.The missing person is identified as Ankit S/o Kuldeep Kumar R/o Village Kita, P.O Lanacheta in tehsil Nohradhar.
It has been stated earlier that that 12 people were killed and five others went missing upto Monday in similar weather related vagaries. Weather gave respite as it was misty sunny in most places on Tuesday.