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19 killed during thunderstorm in Rajasthan

Press Trust of India  |  Dholpur/Bharatpur 

Five children were among 19 killed due to and strong winds here, police said today.

Most of the people died either because of collapse of walls or roof or due to tree fall, the police said, adding 13 were killed in Dhoplur and five in

As many as 13 people have died and around 50 injured in different cases caused by the last evening in Dholpur, SDM Dholpur O P Saharan said.

Seven people died in five different incidents last night. Some among them were related to wall collapse, SHO, Kaulari Police Station, Paramjeet Singh, said, adding a five-year-old girl also died in the incident in Saipau area.

Suchi Tyagi visited the district hospital and met with the injured. Those who were killed in Dholpur were identified as (30), Khiloni (35), Pinki (18), Surajbhan (60), Umesh (14), Nirmala (35), Guddi (40), Suman (30), Manisha (2), Manoj (18), Ramavtaar (42), (7), Gudia (5 months) and Matlana (2).

In district, five persons were killed in five incidents.

NK Gupta said that a woman died after a deserted building in which she took shelter collapsed while a got killed after a tree fell on him. Three others also died in such incidents, he said.

The deceased in were identified as Vishambhar (65), Kamla (60), Arun (25), Chetram (55) and Yogesh (20).

The officers said that compensation will be given to the next of the kin of the deceased from chief minister's relief fund.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, April 12 2018. 19:55 IST
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