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.
First Published: Apr 20, 2006 22:18 IST