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2 killed, 9 injured as tree falls on them amid heavy rain in Thane

The victims were standing near an automobile garage in Narpoli area of Bhiwandi township in Thane when the tree fell on them amid heavy downpour around 9 pm Monday.

india Updated: Sep 12, 2017 10:01 IST
The dead were identified as Imran Ansari, 28, and Lallan Yadav, 54.
The dead were identified as Imran Ansari, 28, and Lallan Yadav, 54.(Praful Gangurde/ HT File)

Two people died and nine others were injured when a huge tree fell on them following heavy rainfall in Thane on Monday night, an official said on Tuesday.

The victims were standing near an automobile garage in Narpoli area of Bhiwandi township in Thane when the tree fell on them amid the heavy downpour around 9 pm Monday, the official of the district’s disaster control cell said.

In the mishap, two people, he said.

The dead were identified as Imran Ansari, 28, and Lallan Yadav, 54.

The nine injured were rushed to a government hospital. Three of them were later discharged while the others were still undergoing treatment, the official added.