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MHA puts storm toll at 53; Rahul condoles

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Dust storm, hail and lightning have claimed as many as 53 lives in Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, and Delhi, said (MHA) on Monday.

As per the MHA report, 39 people were killed in on the intervening night of May 13-14 due to lightening and thunderstorm while in nine lives were lost.

In seven people and in one person lost their lives.

The total number of injured were 65 -- in 53, in one person and in eleven people," the statement said.

Condoling the deaths, on Monday urged the party workers to provide all possible assistance to the bereaved families.

"My condolences to the families of those killed in the severe storms and lightning strikes across India, yesterday (Sunday). Many have also been injured.

"I urge Party workers to provide all possible assistance to the families of those killed and injured," he said in a tweet.

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First Published: Mon, May 14 2018. 11:18 IST
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