One Killed in Monday Morning Storm in Patna

Family members mourning the death of storm victim in Patna on Monday.

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Patna: Early morning sudden thunderstorm in Bihar claimed at least six lives, including one in the state capital, as reports of massive devastation poured in from a number of districts in the state.

In Patna, the storm hit the city around 1:00 am causing collapse of roofs, walls, trees, and electric poles causing power outage in many areas.

A 35-year old man who was identified as Akhilesh Rai died when a brick wall at his home in Digha collapsed over him burying him underneath.

Wall collapses killing one person in Patna.

Deaths were also reported from Saran, Darbhanga, Rohtas, and Khagaria districts. A 4-year old girl died when the roof of the house caved in in Khagaria district.

The Nitish government has announced Rs. 4 lakh in compensation money to the family of the deceased.

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