"\\r\\n<br><p>\\n<h2 class=\\"intro\\">\\nThe number of dead may further increase, according to officials. <\\\/h2>\\n<\\\/p><div id=\\"content-body-14269002-35868947\\">\\n<p>The death toll in the <a href=\\"https:\\\/\\\/www.thehindu.com\\\/news\\\/national\\\/other-states\\\/over-40-feared-buried-under-debris-of-major-landslide-in-himachals-kinnaur-army-ndrf-called-in\\\/article35851772.ece?homepage=true\\" target=\\"_blank\\" rel=\\"noopener\\">landslip tragedy at Nigulsari in Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh<\\\/a> has risen to 13.<\\\/p><p>Three\\u00a0more dead bodies\\u00a0were\\u00a0recovered\\u00a0on\\u00a0Thursday, August 12, after\\u00a0rescue operation started on early morning after it was temporarily halted on Wednesday night.<\\\/p><p>Also read: <a href=\\"https:\\\/\\\/www.thehindu.com\\\/news\\\/national\\\/other-states\\\/landslide-at-himachal-pardeshs-kinnaur-district-it-all-happened-in-a-split-second-survivors-say\\\/article35864839.ece\\" target=\\"_blank\\" rel=\\"noopener\\">It all happened in a split second, survivors say<\\\/a><\\\/p><p>State Disaster Management director, Sudesh Kumar\\u00a0Mokhta\\u00a0told <em>The Hindu.<\\\/em> that\\u00a0Himachal Road Transport Corporation (HRTC) bus,\\u00a0which among other vehicles was hit by boulders and muck following\\u00a0the landslip has been traced.<\\\/p><p>\\"The rescue operation is still underway. A team containing\\u00a010 rescue member has been sent towards bank of Satluj River,\\" he said.<\\\/p><p>On August 11, a <a href=\\"https:\\\/\\\/www.thehindu.com\\\/news\\\/national\\\/other-states\\\/over-40-feared-buried-under-debris-of-major-landslide-in-himachals-kinnaur-army-ndrf-called-in\\\/article35851772.ece?homepage=true\\" target=\\"_blank\\" rel=\\"noopener\\">Himachal Road Transport Corporation<\\\/a> (HRTC) bus with at least 28 passengers on board, a truck and few other vehicles were hit by boulders and muck following\\u00a0a major landsliip on national highway number five close to Nigulsari.<\\\/p><p>The landslip occurred at around 12.30\\u00a0p.m., close to\\u00a0Nigulseri\\u00a0village. The bus is feared to have rolled several feet down the gorge towards the\\u00a0Sutlej\\u00a0river. The bus was on its way from\\u00a0Reckong\\u00a0Peo\\u00a0in\\u00a0Kinnaur\\u00a0to\\u00a0Haridwar in\\u00a0Uttarakhand, according to an official statement.<\\\/p><p>Thirteen people have been rescued and about 60 people are feared to be buried under the debris, the statement added. The\\u00a0Army, the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP),\\u00a0CISF, police and district administration teams\\u00a0are busy in the rescue operation.<\\\/p>\\n<\\\/div>\\r\\n\\r\\n<br><a href=\\"https:\\\/\\\/www.thehindu.com\\\/news\\\/national\\\/death-toll-in-himachal-pradesh-landslip-tragedy-rises\\\/article35868947.ece\\">Source link <\\\/a>"