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Woman dies as storm hits Margherita

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  24 Feb 2017 12:00 AM GMT

From a Correspondent

MARGHERITA, Feb 23:On Wednesday night, athundering storm and hailstone created havoc in Margheritaregion.

JanekiMunda, a woman of Lamagaon, died when a huge tree fall on her house while two other persons were seriously injured. In many areas of Margherita such as Hill View, Chariali, Vineer Mill Bazaar, Segunbari, Makumpather, Margherita Public Higher Secondary School, Margherita Town High School, Margherita Subdivision Agriculture Office, Margherita SDO(Civil) office, Nonglai, Ketetong, Ledo, Lekhapani and Jagun,tin sheets of schools, colleges and offices were blown away by the storm.

Many big trees were uprooted and were lying on NH 38 road in Margherita, making it difficult for vehicles to pass. Power supply was interrupted from Wednesday night till Thursday, making it difficult for HSLC and HS candidates to study.

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