Mandi river tragedy, which killed 24 students, caught on camera

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The spot where engineering college students form Hyderabad were washed away on Sunday, June 8, 2014, in the Beas river, Thalod village in Mandi district, Himachal Pradesh

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The students were reportedly washed away by the flash floods that occurred in the river after water was released from the upstream Larji Hydro electric project.

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Relatives of Ashish Mantha, a student of Vignan Jyothi Institute of Engineering and Technology, who is missing along with other students, showing the picture of the student at his residence in Hyderabad on Monday

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Bonath Shekar Naik shows a portrait of his son Rambabu who is feared dead, in Hyderabad on Monday.

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Members of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) arrive with rafts to explore survivors at Pandoh dam along the Beas river in Mandi district

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Two teams of the National Disaster Response Force, which include deep water divers, have been rushed to help with the rescue operations at Mandi in Himachal Pradesh

 

Mili Thakur