So far 12 people have died in the Raigad accident, 98 people have been pulled out of the debris.


Mumbai, 20 July (Hindustan). So far 12 people have lost their lives in the landslide incident in Irshalwadi village located in Khalapur of Raigad district. So far 98 people have been pulled out safely from the debris and more than 100 are still missing. NDRF team is searching for the missing people very carefully.

Chief Minister Eknath Shinde, who was present on the spot, told reporters at Irshalwadi village that the people of Irshalwadi village would be rehabilitated at a safer place. Chief Minister Shinde told that all the victims are being helped in this incident. CM Shinde has reached the spot by walking for one and a half hours this morning. Help and relief work is going on at the spot.

So far, Ramesh Hari Bhawar (26 years), Jayshree Ramesh Bhawar (22 years), Rudra Ramesh Bhawar (1 year), Vinod Bhagwan Bhawar (4 years), brother-in-law Bhagwan Bhawar (36 years) and Navi Mumbai Fire Brigade personnel have been killed in the incident. The bodies of Jawan Shivram Yashwant Dhumane have been identified. The work of identifying the bodies of other deceased is going on. The injured in the incident have been identified as Pravin Pandurang Pardhi (21 years), Yashwant Ragho Dore (37 years), Bhagwan Hari Bhawar (25 years) and Manish Yashwant Dore (35 years).

In Irshalwadi village, around 11 pm on Wednesday, part of the hill had collapsed and fell on the houses of the tribal village. Due to this, 28 houses of the village were completely buried under the debris. Police and people from the District Magistrate’s office reached the spot, but due to the night, the help work could not be done. NDRF personnel and SIDCO workers started the relief work from this morning itself. Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar are keeping an eye on this incident.


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