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Woman dies in hailstorm in Maharashtra's Parbhani district

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

A woman was today killed, and nine others injured, in a hailstorm that hit tehsil of district.

"Bhagirathibai Kamble, a resident of Chudawa village in tehsil of district, died today after a part of a cattle shed fell on her. She had taken refuge there during the hailstorm but strong winds brought down the cattle shed killing her," P Shiv Shankar, district collector of told

"Selu, Manvat and Jintur tehsils had experienced hailstorms yesterday. Today it hit tehsil, injuring at least nine persons including six men and three women. They were treated at a local hospital. None of the injuries are serious," he said.

The damage assessment was already in progress in the district and staff would be visiting the places which had been hit by hailstorms today to photograph damaged property and record injuries to cattle, officials said.

With the death of Kamble in Parbhani, the death toll in the hailstorms in the state since yesterday had risen to four, said officials.

Officials said that Namdev Shinde (65) from Vanjar Umrad village and Asaram Jagtap (60) from Nivdunga village of Jafrabad tehsil in Jalna, and Yamunabai Humbad (60) from district had died yesterday.

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First Published: Mon, February 12 2018. 22:25 IST