At least eight bodies have been recovered after an avalanche hit Sumna area of Joshimath sector in Chamoli district on April 23, informed Uttarakhand DGP Ashok Kumar on April 24. "The avalanche didn't hit ITBP camp. Army camp is safe too. Two BRO camps had 430 people, out of which 384 have returned. Search is on for the rest. A total of 8 bodies recovered from there so far," the Uttarakhand DGP said.