2 more bodies recovered from Ganga

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Muzaffarnagar, Jun 27:  Two more bodies, swept away in the Uttarakhand flash floods, have been recovered from the Ganga river in Nirgajni village here, a senior official said.

The bodies that were recovered yesterday have been sent for post mortem and their DNA samples have been preserved, sub divisional magistrate, Arvind Tripathi said. Earlier this week 16 more bodies were recovered from Ganga in UP from Muzaffarnagar, Bulandshahr and Bijnor districts.

Dead bodies

Meanwhile, the family of a couple affected in the floods has announced a cash reward of Rs 5 lakh for any information about rice trader Nand Kishore Goel (55) and his wife Vijaylaxmi (50). Sanjay Goel, the son of the couple has set the Rs five lakh cash reward to be given to the person who provides any information about his parents, who had gone for pilgrimage to Kedarnath but are missing.

Rescue operations have sped-up due to clear weather. Top cops said that the entire operation is expected to be completed in the next 2 days.


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