Media playback is unsupported on your device

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.

Most watched

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.