A landslide in India blocked 14 thousand pilgrims

The descending powerful landslide cut off about 14 thousand Hindu pilgrims visiting the sacred mountain temple of Badrinath in the north of India. According to preliminary data, no victims.

The landslide covered 60 meters of a single road, along which one can go to the temple complex. The temple is located in the foothills of the Himalayas, at this time of year numerous crowds of believers come there by buses. The authorities are ready to provide the pilgrims with the necessary assistance, road services have begun work on clearing the dam.