At least two persons were killed and nine others injured after a huge tree fell on them following heavy rainfall in Thane on Monday night, an official said.
The official of the district’s disaster control cell said that the victims were standing near an automobile garage in Narpoli area of Bhiwandi township when the tree suddenly fell on them amid the heavy downpour at around 9 pm.
Two persons Imran Ansari (28) and Lallan Yadav (54) died on the spot in the mishap. The injured ones were rushed to a government hospital. Six of them were still undergoing treatment, the official said.