Last Updated: January 30, 2023, 16:25 IST
Uttarakhand (Uttaranchal), India
Their bodies were retrieved by the rescuers and handed over to their families for last rites after the completion of legal formalities. (Representative photo)
The avalanche occurred over the Kunti, a tributary of the Dhauli Ganga river near Malari, District Information Officer Ravindra Singh Negi said
An avalanche hit Uttarakhand near the border village of Malari in Chamoli district on Monday, an official said.
The avalanche occurred over the Kunti, a tributary of the Dhauli Ganga river near Malari, District Information Officer Ravindra Singh Negi said. However, there is no report of any damage to life and property, he said.
Avalanches over the Kunti are common around this time of the year. A road from Joshimath goes to Malari, which is located in the Niti valley about 50 kilometres away from the subsidence-hit town.
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