UP: 3 more farmers in Muzaffarnagar die

Muzaffarnagar, Apr 15: Three more farmers have died of cardiac arrest here apparently distressed over ruining of their crops due to untimely rains in the district.

The victims have been identified as Brijender (58) of Bhokaheri village, Baru (55) of Godhna village and Mahender (70) of Khanpur village, according to a report by the district administration.

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Three farmers died due to heard failure in different places in the district yesterday, it said.

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While families of the victims have claimed that the farmers died as they were upset after suffering crop loss during the recent rains, district authorities have sent officials to probe the death cases.

On April 11, three farmers from different villages in the district had also died of cardiac arrest.


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