Chamoli glacier burst: 'Death toll mounts to 28', informs CM Rawat

While speaking to ANI in Chamoli district on February 09, Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat said, "About 35 people are stuck inside the tunnel, we are trying to drill and make way via rope to reach them. We have recovered 2 more bodies, total death count 28 so far." "Rescue team has managed to reach Malari Valley area through rope and now necessary packages, ration can be sent easily. Earlier, only a limited stock could be supplied via helicopter but there won't be any problem now," he added. A flash flood triggered due to glacier burst on February 07 in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district.