A final official update on the number of missing people in Uttarakhand in the aftermath of mid-June flashfloods and landslides has put the figure at 4,120 and they included 92 from neighbouring Nepal.
The verified final list released by the Uttarakhand government showed that Uttar Pradesh(1,150) accounted for the highest number of people missing, officials said here today.
It includes 421 children out of whom 168 are from Uttarakhand followed by 96 from UP, 34 from Rajasthan and 32 from Delhi, they said.
The list verified in consultation with top authorities in different states and neighbouring Nepal has been issued on the basis of FIRs lodged at various police stations across the state's 13 districts and at Uttarakhand Missing Persons Cell in Dehradun, the officials said.
The number of people reported missing are from UP (1,150), followed by Uttarakhand (852), Madhya Pradesh (542), Rajasthan (511), Delhi (216), Maharashtra (163), Gujarat (129), Haryana (112), Nepal (92), Andhra Pradesh (86), Bihar (58), Jharkhand (40), West Bengal (36), Punjab (33), Chhattisgarh (29), Orissa (26), Tamil Nadu (14), Karnataka (14), Meghalaya (6), Chandigarh (4), Jammu and Kashmir (3), Kerala (2), Puducherry (1) and Assam (1).
Officials said most of the Nepali citizens missing were labourers.
It is the final verified list as in many cases family members and relatives of those missing had lodged FIRs in more than one police station, officials said.
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