U'khand releases missing person's list, many foreigners among them

U'khand releases missing person's list
Dehradhun, Sept 18: Three months after hell broke loose in Uttarakhand, causing flash floods and landslides, the state government released the final list of people who were untraceable; 4,083 of them in total.

Out of this 4,083, 2,293 are men, 1,367 are women and 423 are children. Among the missing ones, 92 Nepalese citizens were also missing.

The list, however, does not have any information about missing persons from other countries apart from Nepal.
According to an official, the foreign ministry has received queries from the US embassy regarding two missing NRIs and is looking into the matter.

The list has been authenticated by all states and disaster management will begin the process of issuing death certificates to the family members of those missing.

Uttarakhand floods: Final list says 4083 missing

Uttar Pradesh has the largest number of missing people; 1,142 followed by the home state Uttarakhand with 852.

State-wise number of missing people are: Madhya Pradesh- 541, Rajasthan- 511, Delhi- 198, Maharastra- 163, Gujarat- 129, Haryana- 111, Andhra Pradesh- 86, Bihar- 57, Jharkhand- 40, West Bengal- 36, Punjab- 33, Chattisgarh- 27, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka- 14 each, Chandigarh- 4, Jammu and Kashmir- 3, Kerala- 3, Pondicherry and Assam- 1 each.

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