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Arunachal flash flood toll rises to five

Press Trust of India  |  Itanagar 

With the recovery of one more body, the death toll in flood and landslides in rose to five while a girl was still missing, an said Sunday.

The body of 32-year-old of Modirijo who went missing since Friday, was retrieved by and team from at Nepali Gaon near No 2 Pithaguri village in district on Saturday night, Capital said.

However, a 10-year-old girl was still missing though search and rescue teams were on the job to trace her, the said.

flood and landslides triggered by incessant rains in the past few days, ravaged several parts of the state capital on Friday morning washing away 26 houses, while over 60 houses were fully or partially damaged at affected sites like Modirijo, Donyi Polo area, Chandra Nagar, Lobi, GSS Police colony, Press colony, he said.

The approach road to Modirijo has been completely washed away while half of the culvert has been reported to be damaged in Donyi polo area.

Itanagar MLA Techi Kaso and the distributed relief materials like blankets, utensils and to the victims whose houses were totally washed away or damaged.

A medical team also participated in the relief mission and provided first aid, conducted health check-up of all those injured at Modirijo and Donyi Polo Colony.

Mobile ambulance has also been activated for any medical emergency, the added.

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First Published: Sun, September 16 2018. 13:45 IST