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Bihar: 57 killed in heavy rains, thunderstorm

Bihar Disaster Management Secretary Vyasji said the state government has announced Rs 4 lakh compensation to the next of kin of the victims.

By: Express News Service | Patna |
Updated: June 22, 2016 1:25:44 pm
Bihar storm, bihar storm 57 dead, bihar news, monsoon, bihar rains, bihar monsoon, disaster management, india news The thunderstorm accompanied by heavy rains lashed Bihar since June 21 killing 57 people, while 24 others sustained injuries.

Fifty-seven people were killed and 24 others injured following heavy rains and thunderstorm in Bihar, a senior official said on June 22.

The thunderstorm accompanied by heavy rains lashed Bihar since June 21 killing 57 people, while 24 others sustained injuries, Principal Secretary (Disaster Management) Vyasji told PTI.

While six persons were killed in various parts of Patna district, five others died in Buxar district, he said.

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Nalanda, Bhojpur, Rohtas, Kaimur, Aurangabad, Purnea registered four deaths each, while Katihar, Saharsa and Saran districts recorded three human fatalities each, Vyasji said.

Bhagalpur, Munger, Samastipur districts recorded two deaths each, while Banka, Madhepura, Muzaffarpur and West Champaran districts registered one death each, he said, adding three more deaths were reported from other areas.

In addition, 24 other persons sustained injuries in lightning in various districts, he said, adding that 13 cattle also perished.

An ex-gratia payment of Rs four lakh will be provided to the kin of the victims and in some cases financial assistance has already been provided to the affected families, he said.

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For the injured persons, ex-gratia amount will be decided on severity of the injuries, Vyasji said.

 

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First published on: 22-06-2016 at 02:00:05 am
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