Storm claims seven lives in Patiala villages

Storm claims seven lives in Patiala villages

Tribune News Service
Patiala, June 11

Around seven persons—including two children—died in the storm-related incidents in the Patiala district on Thursday night.

Four members of a migrant family, including two children, died at Saidkheri village when a brick wall fell on their hovel.

A farmer died when a roof buckled at him at Gandakheri village.

Another person died after a parked container turned over and fell on him while he was taking shelter from the storm.

A migrant labourer died in Sanour after a wall fell on him due to high-velocity winds that hit the district on Thursday night.

It has been learnt that around a dozen people have been injured in the which also damaged electricity poles, property and uprooted many trees.


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