Rain-related death toll rises to 11 in Gujarat

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Vadodara, Jun 7: Rain-related deaths in Vadodara and Bharuch districts of Gujarat have climbed to 11, with three more persons getting killed in wall collapse incidents, police said today (June 7).

Two persons were killed due to wall collapse at Chavaj village in Bharuch yesterday and one in Ankaleshwar after heavy rains accompanied with storm hit the districts, they said.

The deceased have been identified as Fatma Changa (55), her son Idrish (25) and Anvar Hussain from Ankleshwar, police said. Of the 11, seven died due to wall collapse and four persons were killed due to lightening.

Eight of the victims were from Vadodara and remaining three were from Bharuch district.

Those who died of lightening were identified as Jangla Rathwa (42), Gangubhai Rathwa (32), both from Dungargam village, Mira Mega (22) from Ambav village and Fogat Vasava (60) from Sarupur Timbi village.

While remaining four who died due to wall collapse incidents in Vadodara were identified as Sakuli Dangi, Bhavika Dangi, Vanita Muniya (all from Kamlapur village) and Lalu Rathwa, a young boy of Hamirpura village, police added.

PTI

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