Uttarakhand glacier catastrophe: Demise certificates could also be issued for lacking individuals

The native administration is contemplating the potential of issuing loss of life certificates to the households of these lacking after the flash floods in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli on February 7. The loss of life toll has now gone as much as 70, whereas 135 individuals nonetheless stay untraced.

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“We’re exploring the potential of issuing loss of life certificates to the households of lacking individuals to facilitate the processing of assorted claims. It could take a couple of month. Nonetheless, searches will proceed,” mentioned a senior Uttarakhand police officer.

The identities of 39 our bodies have been established thus far. In all, 29 physique components have thus far been discovered at totally different locations.

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The Joshimath police have registered 205 lacking individuals experiences. The police have despatched the DNA samples of 110 relations of the lacking individuals and 86 our bodies/physique components to the forensic science laboratory in Dehradun for matching.

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