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3 dead, many hurt as hailstorm sweeps Assam

A massive rescue and relief operation has been launched in the affected districts of upper Assam.

india Updated: Apr 20, 2006 22:18 IST

At least three people have died and many others have been injured after a fierce hailstorm swept across parts of upper Assam.

Over 100 families have been affected in Lakhimpur, while nearly 2000 people were hit by the storm in Dhakuakana.

A massive rescue and relief operation has been launched in the affected districts.

The hailstorm also swept through Sonitpur district, but there are no reports of loss of lives.