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A glacier broke off in the Sumna area of Niti Valley near Uttarakhand’s Chamoli district, eight people died in this incident. The Indian Army on Saturday recovered the bodies and managed to rescue 384 others who were working at a Border Roads Organisation (BRO) camp in the area till late last evening.
Bad weather conditions had restricted rescue operations last night. Sources said operations commenced this morning, and the Army is trying to locate more people in batches.