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Three killed in landslide on Badrinath highway in Pauri Garhwal
While the casualties took place on Rishikesh-Badrinath Highway near Vyasi in Tehri Garhwal district, there was one more incident of landslide on Sunday night near the ITBP camp in Gauchar of Chamoli district blocking the Chamoli stretch of the Badrinath route. As the rains continue, boulders tumbling down the hills onto the highways is a common incident. Kedarnath and Yamunotri roads are also currently blocked.

RISHIKESH, Aug 24: Three people were killed in a landslide on the Rishikesh-Badrinath Highway near Vyasi in Uttarakhand's Tehri Garhwal district on Sunday. A large amount of mud and stones fell from the cliff on one side of the highway. On the other side was the Ganga in spate. Those killed were construction workers of Chardham all-weather road project between Kaudilaya and Vyasi, official sources said.

There has been a series pf landslides in the higher ranges of the State as the rains continued. Boulders are tumbling down the hills at several places. Sunday night there was a landslide near the ITBP camp in Gauchar of Chamoli district. According to reports, Rishikesh-Badrinath highway was blocked in Totaghati in Chamoli, the road to Kedarnath at Jaleshwar Mahadev and to Yamunotri at Silai in Uttarkashi.

The three dead have been identified as operators of earth-moving machines Prabhat, Rajesh nand Sanjiv Kumar, who hailed from Pathankot in Punjab. Both of their vehicles fell down the gorge under the impact of the crashing boulders.

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