13 more bodies, including that of a Territorial Army personnel, were recovered from the debris at a railway construction site in Noney district, which was hit by a massive landslide, raising the death toll in the tragedy to 21, officials said.
More than 55 others were still missing following the mudslide that occurred at the railway construction camp in Tupul Yard on the intervening night of Wednesday and Thursday.
At least 10 personnel of the Territorial Army have died in the landslide, they said.
Search operations are being conducted by personnel of the Indian Army, Assam Rifles, Territorial Army and the National Disaster Response Force, along with state agencies.
Chief minister N Biren Singh had announced an ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh each for