Uttar Pradesh: Heavy rains claim 58 lives, injure 53

28 July 2018, 04:48 PM
Uttar Pradesh: Heavy rains claim 58 lives, injure 53  (Photo: PTI)
Uttar Pradesh: Heavy rains claim 58 lives, injure 53 (Photo: PTI)

As many as 58 people had been killed and 53 injured as rains wreacked havoc in different parts of Uttar Pradesh, with Saharanpur accounting for the maximum 11 deaths, according to sources.

Rains also damaged an outer boundary wall of the 16th century Fatehpur Sikri fort, west of Agra. However, there was no damage to the main monument, a government spokesman said.

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A spokesperson of the Relief Commissioner’s Office said; “While six deaths each have been reported from Agra and Meerut, four have died in Mainpuri, three in Kasganj, two each in Bareilly, Baghpat and Bulandshahr and one each in Kanpur Dehat, Mathura, Ghaziabad, Hapur, Rae Bareli, Jalaun, Jaunpur, Pratapgarh, Banda, Firozabad, Amethi, Kanpur and Muzaffarnagar”.

First Published: Saturday, July 28, 2018 04:10 PM

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