Dehradun / Uttarkashi: As rescue operations resumed at Mount Draupadi ka Danda – II for the group of missing climbers from Nehru Institute of Mountaineering ( NIM ) hit by an avalanche on October 4, 10: more bodies were brought back to Uttarkashi town from the disaster – hit the site on Sunday. The 10 bodies, lifted via Indian Air Force choppers, were identified as Rakshit K and Vikram from Karnataka; Satish Rawat, Kapil Panwar, and Narendra Singh from Uttarakhand; Amit Kumar Shaw from West Bengal; Ata nu Dhar from Arunachal Pradesh ;
Arjun Singh from Gujarat; Anshul Kainthla from Himachal Pradesh and Shub ham Singh from UP.
To date, the bodies of 27 mountaineers. who were trapped in the crevasse, have been found? Officials said that efforts are underway at the disaster site to trace two missing persons.
Of the total recovered bodies, 21 have been brought to Uttarkashi and later handed over to their families, as per information provided by NIM. Four bodies were brought to Uttarkashi on Oc tober 7, followed by seven on October 8 and 10 on Sunday, according to NIM officials.
Director general of police ( DGP ) Ashok Kumar said, ” The remaining six bodies will be brought to Uttarkashi on Monday. Bodies of all the mountaineers, who were attached to a rope used for their climbing operation, have been found. Efforts are on to search for the missing two persons. ” Notably, the multi-agency search and rescue operation has been ongoing for six days. The National Disaster Response Force, State Di saster Response Force, Indo-Tibetan Border Police, Indian Army, and Indian Air Force are all engaged in the joint search and rescue work.