Indian landslides leave thousands trapped in valley

Associated Press: As many as 4,000 people are believed trapped by landslides in a valley near a Hindu shrine in the Indian Himalayas, days after floods killed more than 100 people. Helicopters have ferried rescue workers and doctors along with equipment, food and medicine to Kedarnath in the state of Uttarakhand, the nearest town. Most of those stranded are Hindu pilgrims who were visiting four shrines. Amit Chandola, a state spokesman, said authorities had so far been unable to reach eight villages feared washed......

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