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Volunteers and police personnel attempt to find drowning victims in the Beas river near Kullu, India's Himachal Pradesh state. - AFP
"I have instructed the authorities to dispatch a rescue team for immediate action and save precious lives trapped in the floods," he said in a tweet. A local official blamed the surge of water on a hydroelectric power plant further upstream.
A government report in April concluded that hydropower projects in northern India were partly to blame for devastating floods last year that killed thousands. - AFP
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