14 Killed In Rain-Related Incidents In UP

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath expressed grief over the loss of lives and directed respective district magistrates to give Rs 4 lakh each to the families of the victims.

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14 Killed In Rain-Related Incidents In UP

A tree gets uprooted near UP Vidhan Sabha after a spell of rainfall and storm in Lucknow (PTI file photo)


Lucknow: 

Fourteen people died across Uttar Pradesh in rain-related incidents since Tuesday, the government said.

Of the total, seven deaths took place on Wednesday. These include three in Aligarh due to wall collapse following heavy rains, two in Rae Bareli, and one each in Banda and Mirzapur due to lightning strike, according to an official statement.

The remaining deaths took place on Tuesday.

"This include two deaths due to snake bite in Ballia, one due to snakebite each in Mirzapur, Ambedkarnagar and Kanpur, and one each due to lightning strike in Sonbhadra and Jaunpur," it said.

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath expressed grief over the loss of lives and directed respective district magistrates to give Rs 4 lakh each to the families of the victims.



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