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Heavy rains claim nine lives in just 12 hours

Five children and four women died after their houses collapsed due to the rains that lashed the city since Monday night, the police said.

delhi Updated: Sep 15, 2010 01:03 IST
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Five children and four women died after their houses collapsed due to the rains that lashed the city since Monday night, the police said.

The total number of casualties reported due to heavy rains in past three days reached 12.

Four persons died after a house collapsed in Alok Vihar Colony of Hapur City here, officials said. The dead included three children between four and 12 years old.

In a similar incident on Tuesday morning in Hafizpur area near NH-24, five persons died after their house collapsed.
The dead included three minors and two women aged 30 years, officials said.