We stand in solidarity with India & ready to offer any support: UK PM on U’khand flood

New Delhi, Feb 7 (UNI) United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Sunday said that the UK stands in solidarity with India after a Himalayan glacier burst caused flooding in Uttarakhanda’s s Chamoli district, leaving a trail of destruction in the area.

Mr Johnson also offered the support needed.”My thoughts are with the people of India and rescue workers in Uttarakhand as they respond to devastating flooding from the glacier collapse. The UK stands in solidarity with India and is ready to offer any support needed,” Mr Johnson tweeted.

Earlier in the day, in a major catastrophe, at least 150 people were feared dead, when a glacial lake outburst flood struck Raini village in Chamoli district.

The bodies of 10 people have been recovered so far, official reports said. Relief and rescue operations, involving Army, Navy, Airforce and NDRF teams, were continuing on a war footing.

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