Leh Disaster


'Leh Disaster' - 6 News Result(s)

  • Was the Leh disaster man-made?

    Once a well planned city, built on traditional principles, Leh today is just a gory reflection of it's past. Established centuries ago by the monks and its rulers, it was expanding fast, or so it appeared, until calamity struck.The symbols of a rapidly expanding Leh, reduced to rubble in just few hours. But was the tragedy a man-made one?All the st...

  • Leh's bravehearts: The committed saviours

    Leh's bravehearts: The committed saviours

    In the midst of all the tragedy in Leh are stories of the bravehearts like Havaldar Paljor, who are fighting all odds to help in rescue efforts. As the flash flood hit Leh, Paljor's unit was the first one to be called in for rescue. As he began his work, he got to know word that his parents were badly hurt in the disaster. But the veteran soldier r...

  • Leh flash floods: Army searches for missing jawans

    Leh flash floods: Army searches for missing jawans

    Following the disastrous flash floods that hit Leh on Friday, the Army is now searching for the bodies of 26 jawans who are missing from Thygasi near Turtuk along the Line of Control (Loc). (In Pics: Flash floods in Leh)This group of soldiers was untraceable after a hillock came crashing down on their post which is barely 150 metres from the LoC. S...

  • Leh flash floods: Widespread devastation, mounting losses

    Leh flash floods: Widespread devastation, mounting losses

    On ground zero, it's a story of devastation, a capital otherwise brimming with tourists now a ghost town. Rescue operations continue 24 hours a day and for those who have survived, rescue personnel are taking care of their food, shelter and medical aid.The outskirts of Leh town on the road leading to Manali has flattened houses and buried vehicles....

  • Leh flash floods: Over 150 dead, 200 still missing

    Leh flash floods: Over 150 dead, 200 still missing

    Frantic rescue efforts are underway in Leh and parts of Ladakh after Friday's devastating cloudburst that flattened villages and snapped power and communication links. According to the latest estimates over 150 people are now dead. (Watch: This labourer lost nine relatives) Although many families reported missing after water swept through their vil...

  • Blog: Report from Leh Ground Zero

    Blog: Report from Leh Ground Zero

    The Leh Airport does not give any indication of the devastation that the sudden cloudburst wrought on the Ladakh capital late on Thursday night. The Army and the Air Force have managed to completely wipe out the slush that the runway was under through the day on Friday.So, flights landed - commecial as well as military - on Saturday morning bringin...

'Leh Disaster' - 2 Video Result(s)

'Leh Disaster' - 6 News Result(s)

  • Was the Leh disaster man-made?

    Once a well planned city, built on traditional principles, Leh today is just a gory reflection of it's past. Established centuries ago by the monks and its rulers, it was expanding fast, or so it appeared, until calamity struck.The symbols of a rapidly expanding Leh, reduced to rubble in just few hours. But was the tragedy a man-made one?All the st...

  • Leh's bravehearts: The committed saviours

    Leh's bravehearts: The committed saviours

    In the midst of all the tragedy in Leh are stories of the bravehearts like Havaldar Paljor, who are fighting all odds to help in rescue efforts. As the flash flood hit Leh, Paljor's unit was the first one to be called in for rescue. As he began his work, he got to know word that his parents were badly hurt in the disaster. But the veteran soldier r...

  • Leh flash floods: Army searches for missing jawans

    Leh flash floods: Army searches for missing jawans

    Following the disastrous flash floods that hit Leh on Friday, the Army is now searching for the bodies of 26 jawans who are missing from Thygasi near Turtuk along the Line of Control (Loc). (In Pics: Flash floods in Leh)This group of soldiers was untraceable after a hillock came crashing down on their post which is barely 150 metres from the LoC. S...

  • Leh flash floods: Widespread devastation, mounting losses

    Leh flash floods: Widespread devastation, mounting losses

    On ground zero, it's a story of devastation, a capital otherwise brimming with tourists now a ghost town. Rescue operations continue 24 hours a day and for those who have survived, rescue personnel are taking care of their food, shelter and medical aid.The outskirts of Leh town on the road leading to Manali has flattened houses and buried vehicles....

  • Leh flash floods: Over 150 dead, 200 still missing

    Leh flash floods: Over 150 dead, 200 still missing

    Frantic rescue efforts are underway in Leh and parts of Ladakh after Friday's devastating cloudburst that flattened villages and snapped power and communication links. According to the latest estimates over 150 people are now dead. (Watch: This labourer lost nine relatives) Although many families reported missing after water swept through their vil...

  • Blog: Report from Leh Ground Zero

    Blog: Report from Leh Ground Zero

    The Leh Airport does not give any indication of the devastation that the sudden cloudburst wrought on the Ladakh capital late on Thursday night. The Army and the Air Force have managed to completely wipe out the slush that the runway was under through the day on Friday.So, flights landed - commecial as well as military - on Saturday morning bringin...

'Leh Disaster' - 2 Video Result(s)

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