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India Glacier Burst: 34 dead, 170 missing; families accuse authorities of slow rescue work

At least 170 people still remain missing five days after the bursting of a Himalayan glacier that destroyed two hydropower projects and five bridges in Uttarakhand. Flash floods spilled rocks and slush, blocked roads and tunnels, cut-off several villages. The death toll in the tragedy rose to 34. India deployed its army to assist hundreds […]