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Dust storm kills 7 in UP, Yogi Adityanath announces compensation

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath had ordered district magistrates concerned to ensure proper treatment to the injured

Press Trust of India  |  Lucknow 

Dust storm

Dust storms hit various parts of Uttar Pradesh, leaving seven persons dead and 21 injured, an said today.

"Seven persons were killed in in the past 24 hours.While three each died in Gonda and Sitapur, one person was killed in Faizabad," an said here.

While 11 persons were injured in Faizabad, 10 were injured in Sitapur, he said.

Taking note of this, had ordered district magistrates concerned to ensure proper treatment to the injured.

He also directed that compensation be paid to the kin of those killed and said no laxity will be tolerated.

Expressing grief over the deaths, he said the will extend all possible help to those hit by dust storms and related incidents, according to the

First Published: Thu, June 14 2018. 11:28 IST
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