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Himachal Pradesh: More than 20 dead as heavy rains hit Indian state

More than 20 people have died in rain-related incidents in the past 24 hours in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, a top official said.

Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu said that heavy rains have triggered landslides and flash floods in the hill state.

Earlier on Monday, a temple in Shimla town collapsed after a landslide.

Mr Sukhu tweeted that nine bodies had been retrieved from the site.


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