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India, West Bengal. Dead, over a hundred injured in severe storm in Jajpalguri district

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Several people are dead and over a hundred injured in a violent storm in the Jajpalguri district of West Bengal state in southeastern India.

Wind and downpours wreaked havoc in Jajpalguri district throughout Sunday. Many houses were damaged, and strong winds uprooted trees and destroyed power lines. Some people were deprived of access to electricity. It was raining heavily, causing flooding and flooding, the Times of India reported.

As West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Sunday, five people died. Of the over a hundred injured, several dozen people were transported to hospital.

Baerjee said she assured of “necessary assistance” that the government would provide to those affected and relatives of those killed by the storm.

timesofindia.com, Reuters

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