Extra our bodies have been discovered floating within the river Ganga in Uttar Pradesh right now, this time in Varanasi. A number of the our bodies have been half-burnt once they washed up on the banks, probably pulled off pyres and thrown into the river, officers say.
Our bodies have been floating within the river or washing up on the banks in cities in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar with disturbing regularity within the nation’s Covid disaster.
Round six-seven corpses have been noticed in Ramnagar in Varanasi within the morning and three of them have been half-burnt.
When the police have been alerted, excavators have been despatched to the spot. The our bodies have been pulled out of the river and buried. The police additionally elevated patrolling alongside the banks to test the dumping of corpses within the river.
On the partially burnt state of the our bodies, officers mentioned it was believed there wasn’t sufficient wooden for funeral pyres and to dispose off the our bodies, households threw them into the river.
A petition within the Supreme Court docket right now requested a Particular Investigation Group to inquire into the floating our bodies within the Ganga in UP and Bihar.
The petitioner, Pradeep Kumar Yadav, says round 100 our bodies have been discovered within the river – 71 at Buxar in Bihar and 30 in UP – and the reason for loss of life must be investigated.
Yesterday, a number of our bodies have been discovered buried within the sand at two places by the Ganga in UP’s Unnao district, 40 km from state capital Lucknow.
Earlier this week, lifeless our bodies washed up at UP’s Ghazipur and Buxar in Bihar.
Some consider the corpses might be linked to deaths that haven’t made it to official Covid figures of the states.