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10 killed, nine injured in Uttar Pradesh rains in 24 hours

Around 116 houses and huts were also damaged due to heavy rains in the state.

india Updated: Sep 03, 2018 14:11 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India, Lucknow
Uttar Pradesh rain,deaths in UP
Ten people were killed and nine injured in rain-related incidents, including in lightning strike, in Uttar Pradesh.(PTI)

Ten people were killed and nine injured in rain-related incidents, including in lightning strike, in Uttar Pradesh, a senior official said Monday.

Relief Commissioner Sanjay Kumar told reporters in Lucknow ten people were killed and nine injured in rain-related incidents, including in lightning strike, since Sunday night.

“While four deaths were reported from Jhansi , two were from Etawah and one death each was reported from Firozbad, Raebareli, Auraiya and Shamli,” he said.

In this period, 116 houses/huts were damaged and four cattle also died, he said.

First Published: Sep 03, 2018 13:58 IST