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Six killed as dust storm, rains lash UP district

Six persons were today killed and as many injured in separate incidents as dust storm and sharp showers lashed parts of the district, police said.

india Updated: May 18, 2011 11:41 IST

Six persons were on Tuesday killed and as many injured in separate incidents as dust storm and sharp showers lashed parts of the district, police said.

In Maharajganj, two labourers were killed and six injured when a wall which had become damp following sharp showers collapsed in a brick-kiln at Pakri village this morning, they said.

Two people were killed when they went to pick up mangoes and a branch fell on them during a dust storm in Paniyara area of the same district, they said.

In another incident, two children Julekha (48) and Zaafar (6) died due to wall collapse in Sertuaiya village in Siddharthnagar area Monday night, police added.