Seven human skeletons found in Kedarnath Valley

Seven human skeletons have been found in the Kedarnath Valley, four years after it was badly hit by flash floods and heavy rains in 2013.

Published: 20th May 2017 02:28 AM  |   Last Updated: 20th May 2017 02:28 AM   |  A+A-

In this photograph taken on June 20, 2016, an Indian Hindu devotee pays his respects at the rock which partially diverted floodwaters around the Kedarnath Temple (R) during the 2013 North India floods, in the Rudrapryag District of northern Uttarakhand state. | AFP

By PTI

DEHRADUN: Seven human skeletons have been found in the Kedarnath Valley, four years after it was badly hit by flash floods and heavy rains in 2013.

Uttarakhand Additional Director General of Police (Law and Order) said the skeletal remains were found behind the Bairavnath temple.

The last rites of the remains were conducted after DNA samples were taken.

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