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In which one of the following districts of Uttaranchal did Malpa Landslide disaster take place?

D. Pithorgarh

Explanation: in 1998, the massive landslide in Pithorgarh district wiped off the village of Malpa altogether. It blocked the flow of Sharda river, and caused massive destruction. The landslide was caused by massive unplanned construction on the weak soil along the river-bed.