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Cold wave: 2 die in UP's Muzaffarnagar and Shamli

Press Trust of India  |  Muzaffarnagar (UP) 

Two people have died due to intense cold wave conditions in and districts, according to the administration.

A 42-year-old man, identified as Pritam Singh, collapsed due to cold at his home in Wajidpur village yesterday. He was rushed to the hospital where he was declared dead, a report from the district headquarter said.

In another incident, (65) died due to the harsh prevailing in Kandhla town in district last evening.

Looking at the continuing cold spell in the region, the district authorities of and have ordered for schools to be shut till January 9.

Earlier, five people also died following the sweeping cold conditions in the two districts on January 5.

The office yesterday forecasted dense to very dense fog at a few places, and cold to severe cold waves in the state.

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First Published: Mon, January 08 2018. 10:15 IST
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