An injured woman was rescued by a helicopter in Bangapani village, Pithoragarh district. (Photo/ANI)
An injured woman was rescued by a helicopter in Bangapani village, Pithoragarh district. (Photo/ANI)

Injured woman rescued by helicopter in Uttarakhand's Pithoragarh district

ANI | Updated: Aug 06, 2020 10:41 IST


Pithoragarh (Uttarakhand) [India], Aug 6 (ANI): An injured woman from the Bangapani village was rescued by a helicopter on Wednesday after various villages suffered due to a cloudburst in the Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand.
She was rushed to a community health centre in Dharchula tehsil for treatment, the district administration said.
Meanwhile, several people are in the grip of the floods-like situation in the state.

On being asked about the cause, Anil Kumar, the Sub-Divisional Magistrate of Dharchula told ANI, "A Border Roads Organisation (BRO) bridge broke after a cloudburst over the district. This has resulted in the road blockage."
"Due to this, various villages have been cut off from the basic amenities," Kumar said.
A rescue operation is underway and we are supplying food to such villages by helicopter," he added. (ANI)

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