Uttar Pradesh rains claim 16 lives, leaves 12 injured

Uttar Pradesh rains claim 16 lives, 12 injured

Uttar Pradesh: At least 16 people died and 12 were injured following torrential rains and lightning in Uttar Pradesh in the last 24 hours. Eighteen animals died in the state and as many as 461 houses were also damaged, a statement issued by the office of the UP Relief Commissioner said on Sunday.

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According to the data released by the government, six people were dead in Shahjahanpur while three lost their lives in Sitapur district. The torrential rains claimed four lives in Amethi and Auraiya districts also.

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As many as 461 houses were damaged and 18 animals harmed due to lightning.
Apart from Uttar Pradesh, the adjacent states of Delhi, Uttarakhand and Madhya Pradesh too experienced heavy rainfall.

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