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Two killed, 20 injured in hailstorm

Two persons are killed and 20 others injured as a severe hailstorm lashes across several villages in Assam's Morigaon district.

india Updated: May 03, 2008 19:43 IST

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Hindustantimes
         

Two persons were killed and 20 others injured as a severe hailstorm lashed across several villages in Assam's Morigaon district, official sources said in Morigaon on Saturday.

An eight-year-old girl and a 36-year-old woman were killed and 20 others injured when a devastating storm accompanied by severe hailstorm lashed across several villages under Mayong revenue circle of the district.

Several houses were damaged while trees, electric poles and telephone posts were uprooted in several villages resulting in power disruption.

The district authorities have rushed relief to the affected villages, sources added.