Thatri Cloudburst: Two more bodies recovered, toll rises to three

Three women were killed after a cloudburst struck Thatri town of district Doda of Jammu and Kashmir during the intervening night of July 19- 20 , 2017.

A number of residential houses, shops, a school and several vehicles were washed away in flash floods which inundated vast areas along Batote-Kishtwar highway.

Scores of people have also gone missing after the cloudburst triggered flash floods.

An official said that eight persons, including a 12-year-old boy, were rescued after the flooding.

However scores of people are still missing after the cloudburst triggered flash floods.

The deceased have been identified as Neeru Devi, 35, wife of Dev Raj R/O Nagni, Sareshta Devi D/O Ram Prashad R/O Balgran and Patna Devi 45 D/O Hans Raj Resident of Chansar, Gandoh.

Rescue operation is still on.

More details are awaited.

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