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At Least 41 Killed and Thousands Displaced After Glacial Lake Overflows in India’s Himalayan North

At least 41 people have been killed and thousands displaced after a glacial lake overflowed and burst through a dam in India’s Himalayan north. Hundreds of rescuers are searching through slushy debris and fast-flowing, icy water in search of survivors, while the death toll is expected to rise. The disaster has highlighted the need for better infrastructure and more effective disaster management in the region, with the Indian government promising to provide assistance to those affected.