Wall of water dumped on students

  • Dozens of students disappeared after a dam released a wall of water without giving out a warning. Reports suggest that 25 Indian students from Hyderabad were hit by the water near the town of Manali and some of them managed to get to safety. 

    "We saw a wall of water hit those who were on the banks," a student said. "They fell flat and disappeared under the waves. Professor Kiran Kumar told the media that she asked students to step away when the water level began to increase, but it rose suddenly in the next few seconds. 

    "Officials there are fearing the chances of finding survivors were slim," an official said. 

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