A man who, along with his friend, survived a recent landslide in the Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh posted a video of the situation on YouTube a few minutes after the serious incident. The disaster came after a massive landslide hit a tourist vehicle near Bastia in Kinnaur, killing nine people.
In the video shared on the Wave Hikers YouTube channel, the survivors – identified as Naveen Bhardwaj and Shiril Oberoi – look injured and run to a safe place after the landslide.
Naveen, who shares his experience in the video, was injured and can be seen bleeding in the video.
Naveen pointed to a pile of rubble and said, “Our vehicle was only there 10 minutes ago. I sat in the seat next to the driver and somehow managed to get out. I got stuck on this rock and my head was injured. ”He added that he then hid behind a large tree until the landslide ended.
In the video, Naveen points to a steep slope of the mountain where the second survivor, Shiril Oberoi, was stuck. “I’ll be there. Hold on. Hide behind a tree, ”Naveen yells at him. Naveen said he called the police for help and was finally able to connect with them.
Another video of a bridge collapse in Basteri has gone viral on social media. It shows boulders rolling downhill and causing the bridge to collapse.
According to police, nine people were killed and two others were injured. They said the deceased were tourists from different parts of the country and were identified as: Maya Devi Biyani, 55, her son Anurag Biyani, 31, and daughter Richa Biyani, 25, from Rajasthan; Pratiksha Sunil Patil (27) from Maharashtra; Deepa Sharma (34) from Jaipur; Amogh Bapat (27), Satish Katakbar (34) from Chhattisgarh; Driver Umrab Singh (42) from West Bengal and Kumar Ulhas Vedpathak (37).
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