Radioactive device behind Uttarakhand's Glacier Burst:- The Uttarakhand glacier burst left hundreds of villages sleepless and the investigation behind the tragedy is currently on. The villagers suspect that a radioactive device may be the reason behind the glacier burst. The villagers witnessed the maximum destruction through their eyes. They suspect it is due to the heat produced by a radioactive device that was lost in 1965 during a secret expedition to Nanda Devi. It was conducted by the American Intelligence Agency CIA and the Intelligence Bureau (IB) of the Indian government. The device was left at the base of the mountain in the past which went missing. The device is said to have a life span of over 100 years and it is somewhere in the region and it exploded told the villagers.
The villagers also said that they notice a pungent smell in the air after the rubble and the muck from the mountain came down rolling. The flash floods took place in the region of the buffer zone of Nanda Devi Biosphere. The villagers nearby could not breathe for some time because of the intense smell. It is then the discussions about the radioactive device emerged. Several local people also swept away due to the flash floods after several properties are washed away. The villages nearby are left in fear that they would be swept away one day. The villagers are demanding the government to conduct an investigation soon as lakhs of lives are in danger. The device was buried under the snow in 1965 and it is radiating heat.
The locals are demanding the government to stage a search operation for the device before more disasters will occur. Hundreds of families are spending time in the forests as they are not confident to stay in their villages after the Sunday glacier burst.