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India students swept away by dam surge in Himachal Pradesh

9 June 2014 Last updated at 16:24 BST

A search has resumed for some 24 students who have been swept away by a sudden surge of water in India's Himachal Pradesh state, officials say.

Senior official Devesh Kumar told BBC Hindi that three bodies had been discovered from the Beas river in Kullu valley where the incident happened,

The surge was a result of water being released from an upstream dam, he said.

Andrew North reports.