Amarnath “flood”: 15 dead so far, more than 35 missing, rescue underway

A major accident occurred on Friday evening due to a burst of clouds near Amarnath Cave in Jammu and Kashmir. Many devotees were swept away by the heavy flood. So far, 16 people have been confirmed dead. More than 45 people have been injured. While it is said that there are more than 40 missing people. The rescue operation is underway to search for them. ITBP and NDRF teams are standing in place. Rescue and rescue work continued well into the night. The operation is accelerating again from Saturday morning.

10:06 h (11 minutes ago)

people looking at stones

Posted by: – Udit Narayan

Rescue and rescue work has been accelerating since the morning. Many people are afraid of being razed after the flood. In this situation, there is now a search for people removing the stones.

10:02 h (15 minutes ago)

Telangana BJP MLA Raja Singh survived childless along with the family

Posted by: – Udit Narayan

Telangana BJP MLA T Raja Singh along with family have gone to Amarnath Yatra. They narrowly survived the sudden incident of clouds on Friday evening. Raja Singh and his relatives had arrived in Amarnath by helicopter. They decided to use the pony to come down from the hills before the weather worsened on Friday. Raja Singh said we felt that the weather suddenly changed and got worse. In this situation, the helicopter service will also be canceled, so we decided to land on the hills with a pony. I saw a burst of clouds about a mile below the hills. Many tents were razed by the flood. As the deputies are under special protection, the army helped the family move to Srinagar. He also said people from other states, including Telangana, are stranded there.

9:53 p.m. (23 minutes ago)

Teams dedicated to the search for missing persons

Posted by: – Udit Narayan

So far 16 people have been reported dead in the Amarnath Yatra accident. While more than 45 people are injured. In addition, 48 people are missing. Rescue teams are constantly working on their search.

9:51 h (26 minutes ago)

Officers also camped, dedicated to overseeing rescue work

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The commander of the Chinese Corps, Lieutenant General ADS Aujla, arrived in the areas affected by the eruption of clouds near Amarnath Cave, where the rescue operation is located. Aside from that, Kashmir PGI Vijay Kumar and Kashmir Divisional Commissioner have arrived this morning at the sacred cave of Amarnath and are overseeing the rescue operations.

9:41 h (36 minutes ago)

BSF MI 17 was also dedicated to the rescue

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The BSF MI 17 helicopter has been deployed in air transport. This helicopter carries wounded and dead corpses as well as people from Nilgarh Helipad / Baltal to BSF Camp Srinagar.

9:38 h (39 minutes ago)

Accelerates the removal of debris and search for missing persons

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In the rescue operation 15 wounded pilgrims were found. Among them 7 are women, 6 are men. Two injured people who were pulled from the rubble are receiving treatment. The weather is slightly open, allowing the first two flights to land in the sacred cave. Light rains are expected in the sacred cave. Army / BSF teams are involved in the rescue operation. Helicopters are engaged in rescue tasks. Teams are on alert mode at Nilagarar Heliport. 6 wounded were transferred from the sacred cave to ADS Nilagarar.

9:29 h (48 minutes ago)

5 out of 10 injured suffered fractures

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The nodal medical officer, Major Pankaj Kumar, said about 10 wounded pilgrims had been taken, 2 of whom had head injuries. 5 had fractures and 2-3 are cases of hypothermia.

9:19 h (58 minutes ago)

look for missing people

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ITBP teams are searching for missing people near Amarnath’s sacred cave. The search operation is underway.

8:32 h (an hour ago)

Vehicles stuck in a burst of clouds

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Doda SSP Abdul Qayoom of Jammu and Kashmir said an explosion of clouds was reported in the Gunti forest of Thathri city around 4am today. No casualties were reported. Some vehicles have run aground and the highway has been cut off for a while, but has now been restored for traffic.

8:26 h (an hour ago)

The army organized water for the devotees

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Indian army personnel have made provisions for drinking water for pilgrims present in the affected areas. Until well into the night, the soldiers were busy organizing the devotees.

8:22 h (an hour ago)

My condolences to the families of the victims: Rijiju

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Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju expressed her grief over the incident of the cloud explosion. Rijiju said: The news of the victims of many devotees due to the eruption of clouds near the sacred cave of Amarnath is extremely painful. My condolences to the families who have lost their loved ones. May Mahadev give peace to the dead souls. Oh good

8:16 h (2 hours ago)

About 15,000 pilgrims were sent safely

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The ITBP said most of the pilgrims stranded near the sacred cave area due to the floods have been sent to Panjtarni. ITBP has opened its routes and extended it from the lower sacred cave to Panjtarni. They are not devoted to the track. About 15,000 people have been sent safely.

8:07 p.m. (2 hours ago)

Search and rescue dogs were also engaged in rescue tasks

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Search and rescue dogs have also been deployed in the rescue operations. Two Sharifabad search and rescue dogs have been flown to the sacred cave by helicopter.

7:58 h (2 hours ago)

6 pilgrims were evacuated from the morning

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6 pilgrims have been evacuated this morning as part of the air rescue operation. Medical teams are present at Nilagarar Heliport. Mountain rescue team and other teams are searching for the missing people.

7:31 p.m. (2 hours ago)

The lieutenant governor gave information to the prime minister and the interior minister

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Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Manoj Sinha is continuously monitoring the situation. He also briefed the Prime Minister and the Home Secretary on relief and rescue efforts. The LG has said the rescue operation is underway by CRPF, NDRF, SDRF, BSF, the army, local police and the Shrine Board. ALH helicopters have been deployed to rescue the injured. He said saving people’s lives is our priority. Instructions have been given to give all the necessary help to the pilgrims.

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7:27 h (2 hours ago)

16 ambulances on alert in Ganderbal

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Dr. Shah, CMO of Ganderbal, says we have 28 doctors, 98 paramedics, 16 ambulances. SDRF equipment is also present.

7:24 h (2 hours ago)

The treatment of the wounded is carried out in the three hospitals of the base

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CMO Ganderbal Dr. Afroza Shah said all the injured are currently being treated at the three hospitals in the base. The Upper Holy Cave, Lower Holy Cave, Panjtarni and other nearby facilities are being taken. Arrangements have been made to improve the treatment of injured patients.


7:21 p.m. (2 hours ago)

The Department of Health also in alert mode

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Amarath Yatra’s accident health department has also been put on alert mode. The Kashmir Health Services Directorate has canceled all employee layoffs and ordered them to report to the service immediately. He asked all officers to keep their cell phones on.

7:15 p.m. (3 hours ago)

The weather is unclear, the devotees were stopped

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Amarnath Yatra from Baltal base camp in Sonmarg has been temporarily suspended. A devotee has said that today we have been asked to stay in tents. The weather there (Amarnath Cave) is unclear.

7:12 p.m. (3 hours ago)

Army performing rescue

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The Indian army is carrying out a rescue operation on the site. The injured have been sent to safe places and hospitals by helicopters.

7:10 p.m. (3 hours ago)

past events

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Incidents of natural calamity have also occurred during the Amarnath Yatra. The first major accident occurred in 1969. In July 1969 there was also a cloud incident on the Amarnath Yatra route. Then a hundred devotees lost their lives in this accident. This incident is also considered the first major event in the history of Amarnath Yatra.

Nature kills Amarnath Yatra! Many major accidents have occurred before

7:08 p.m. (3 hours ago)

the family is praying for safety

Posted by: – Udit Narayan

After the incident, the relatives of the devotees are also upset. Prayers for the safety of devotees are offered everywhere. People across the country are praying for the safe return of devotees.

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7:05 p.m. (3 hours ago)

Up to 10 people took part in the trip

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According to local reporter Aaj Tak, between 8,000 and 10,000 people were involved in the yatra on Friday. Late in the evening, the cloud erupted near Amarnath Cave.

7:04 p.m. (3 hours ago)

He claims to have completed the rescue operation soon

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Security personnel involved in the rescue operation have assured that the situation is under control and many people have been rescued. Security forces also say the rescue operation will be completed soon.

7:03 p.m. (3 hours ago)

So far 15 people have died

Posted by: – Udit Narayan

So far, 15 people have been confirmed dead. More than 45 people have been injured. About 35 people are said to be missing. The rescue operation is underway to search for them. ITBP and NDRF teams are standing in place.

7:02 p.m. (3 hours ago)

You can get information about these numbers

Posted by: – Udit Narayan

In the face of bad weather and the appearance of clouds, you can contact these phones for any kind of help.

Pahalgam Joint Police Control Room

Anantnag Police Control Room

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