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New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: 136 people, who have been missing in the recent glacier burst which took place in Uttarakhand's Chamoli, will be declared 'presumed dead', officials said on Tuesday. At least 68 people have been killed in one of the worst tragedies in the recent years which led to an avalanche and flash floods.
The 13.2 MW Rishiganga hydel project was totally demolished in the avalanche while the Tapovan-Vishnugad hydropower project suffered extensive damage.
Times of India quoted officials saying that usually people who go missing in a disaster are declared dead if they have not been heard of for seven years.