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Uttarakhand: Helicopter carrying pilgrims crash Just 2 kms from Kedarnath in Garud chatti , 6 people dead

Uttarakhand: A major accident happened in Uttarakhand on Tuesday. A helicopter crashed in Kedarnath. 6 people died in this accident. This accident happened in Garudchatti, 2 km from Kedarnath. Bad weather is believed to be one of the reasons for the helicopter crash.

By Priyanka Verma 
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Uttarakhand: A major accident happened in Uttarakhand on Tuesday. A helicopter crashed in Kedarnath. 6 people died in this accident. This accident happened in Garudchatti, 2 km from Kedarnath. Bad weather is believed to be one of the reasons for the helicopter crash. Abhinav Kumar, Special Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister of Uttarakhand has confirmed the death of 6 people in the helicopter crash.

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Regarding the incident, it is being said that a helicopter carrying Kedarnath pilgrims from Phata has crashed. So far 6 people are being said to have died in the incident. At present, the administration team has left for the spot for relief and rescue work.

Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami expressed his grief over the major helicopter crash at Garuda Chatti near Kedarnath. Taking to Twitter he wrote, “Very sad news has been received of some casualties in the unfortunate helicopter crash at Garuda Chatti near Kedarnath. SDRF and district administration teams have reached the spot for relief and rescue work. A detailed inquiry has been ordered into this tragic incident.”

Union Home Minister Amit Shah expressed his condolences to the families of all those who lost their lives in this accident.

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A person present there during the incident told that it was raining a lot here. Within 15 minutes the weather got very bad. Our flight was also suspended due to bad weather. We were told that a helicopter had crashed. There were 6 people in the helicopter that crashed and the news of the death of all is coming to the fore.

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