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Cold wave claims four lives in Gujarat

A labourer from Kotda Sangani town of Rajkot dies due to cold while an unidentified beggar from Jetpur town of the district is the second death recorded.

india Updated: Dec 15, 2007 22:18 IST

A cold wave sweeping Gujarat claimed four lives since Friday in Rajkot district.

A person identified as Govind Shiva, a labourer from Kotda Sangani town of Rajkot district, died due to cold while an unidentified beggar from Jetpur town of the district was the second death recorded, police said on Sunday.

Two beggars from Veraval town of Junagadh district and Maliya village of Rajkot district died yesterdeay of cold.

According to the district meterological department here, the minimum temperature recorded at Naliya in Kutch district was 4.4 degree celsius and Rajkot recorded 8.5 degrees celsius.