On February 8, the UN Secretary-General’s spokesman said he was Antonio Guterres grief before these loss of life and dozens of people were missing after the incident broken glaciers causing flash floods in the Indian state of Uttarakhand on 7/2.
According to spokesman Stephane Dujarric, Secretary General of the United Nations expressed deep condolences to the families of the victims as well as the people and the government of India for the above loss.
Mr. Dujarric stated that the United Nations is ready to contribute to India’s efforts to rescue and assist those affected by the battle. flash floods as above.
[14 người đã thiệt mạng trong vụ lũ quét do vỡ sông băng ở dãy Himalaya]
Authorities in Uttarakhand state said on February 8 that 18 bodies of the victim had been found dead and at least 200 others were still missing after flash floods caused by glacial rupture in Uttarakhand. Most of the missing are working at two power plants in the state, with some trapped in two tunnels due to floods, mud and rocks.
The Indian state of Uttarakhand at the foot of the Himalayas is a very common place for flash floods and landslides. In June 2013, record heavy rains caused terrible floods that killed 6,000 people in the state. This disaster was likened to the media as “Himalayan tsunami” due to the flood flow from the mountains, dragging mud, rocks, burying many houses, roads and bridges.