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Maharashtra: Tiware dam in Ratnagiri breached; 6 dead, over 20 missing

At least 12 houses in the village adjacent to the dam have been washed away. Rescue operation is underway. A team of 5 BN NDRF has been sent to Tiware dam for rescue operation. Pune's National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) team is also heading towards Ratnagiri district.

Six people were killed after the Tiware dam in Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra breached causing a flood-like situation in seven villages.

While the six bodies have been found, over 20 people have been reported missing.

The capacity of the dam is 0.08 TMC.

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