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Ahmednagar dam collapse: Arangaon village inundated, 50 families marooned

NDRF in a statement said, "The incident happened in the evening. Pimpaldoh lake has breached causing 35 people to be marooned in Parit vasti of Valunj village. Some correction in name of village and number of people marooned. It's raining since afternoon in the area."

| New Delhi | Updated: September 21, 2017 7:35 am
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A check dam near Maharashtra’s Ahmednagar collapsed on Wednesday evening causing inundation in Arangaon village. About 50 families were marooned in the village which is situated on Ahmednagar-Ghargaon road in Ahmednagar district. The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) team has moved under the supervision of command Inspector Purushottam Rana.

The team is equipped with boats, deep diving equipment, life jackets, life buoys, first aid kit and other useful things.

Also read | Mumbai: Reservoirs fill up, villages cut off; 40 families evacuated

NDRF in a statement said, “The incident happened in the evening. Pimpaldoh lake has breached causing 35 people to be marooned in Parit vasti of Valunj village. Some correction in name of village and number of people marooned. It’s raining since afternoon in the area.”

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    Kamal Pasha
    Sep 21, 2017 at 5:12 pm
    History will repeat with Sarover Dam, very soon.
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      Pravin
      Sep 21, 2017 at 11:12 am
      yes.. Ahmednagar witnessed such a heavy downpour after so many years. For that particular area , the date goes 10 years back, when dam was filled with full capacity.
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        Jai sriram
        Sep 21, 2017 at 2:07 am
        Nowadays pakistani terrorists reading India news....worry for your own people they are hungry and dying out of hunger in Balochistan a m ...Ahmed Miya
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          A. M.
          Sep 21, 2017 at 4:06 am
          Cannot expect anything better from Dirty, cow drinkers, using dirty dung in homes, ignorant thugs, hatred filled, abusive, blinded barbarian sanghis having dung in brains like you.
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          blackpower
          Sep 21, 2017 at 2:04 am
          another example of make in india - Defective Indian Ammo Damages US-Made Artillery Gun, First Imported In 30 Years s: outlookindia / /story/us-made-artillery-guns-m777-damaged-during-test-in-pokhran/301611
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            blackpower
            Sep 21, 2017 at 2:02 am
            Make in India - what a joke! must a dam made of cowdung
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              KG
              Sep 21, 2017 at 2:10 am
              Some made in India products are defective, like you.
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                A. M.
                Sep 21, 2017 at 4:54 am
                Kg, the most defective piece in India are the sanghis and their illegal children like you.
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