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2 die, four injured as squall wreaks havoc in Amritsar

nation Updated: May 31, 2016 06:59 IST

AMRITSAR: Two people were killed and four were injured as torrential winds and rain lashed the city on Monday. Ranjit Yadav, 40, was killed after the roof of his shanty collapsed at Islamabad area. The other death was reported from Chheharta area. The dead was identified as Kunan Singh, 70. The rain and hailstorm that started around 3am left a trail of destruction across the city. The 115 km/hour high-velocity winds resulted in uprooting of trees and electricity poles.

First Published: May 31, 2016 06:59 IST