At least 24 people – visiting students of a Hyderabad engineering college – drowned in flash floods in the River Beas in  Himachal Pradesh’s Mandi district on Sunday, June 8, 2014. The water of the dam was allegedly released without warning. Also Read - Hyderabad Swimmer Who Saved People From Suicides Starts 'Sonu Sood Ambulance Service'

Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani reached the accident spot in Mandi and assured all possible assistance to the state from the Centre in the rescue operation. Also Read - International Flights: Air India Commences Non-stop Hyderabad-Chicago Flights | Details Here

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