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Desperate search for survivors after India glacier disaster, at least 26 dead

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Indian rescue workers battled through tonnes of rock and mud Tuesday searching for survivors in a choked Himalayan tunnel after a deadly flood -- apparently triggered by a glacial burst -- smashed through two mountain dam projects. More than 170 people were still missing, two days after a wall of water and debris hurtled down a valley in the northern state of Uttarakhand. FRANCE 24's Mandakini Gahlot tells us more.

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