Ten persons were killed and seven others injured in rain related incidents in different parts of Uttar Pradesh during past 24 hours, a senior official said here today. The maximum 11 deaths were reported from Saharanpur district.
“Ten persons were killed and seven injured in different parts of UP since yesterday. The toll since last week in such incidents has reached 80 while total injuries are 84 till 11.30 am today,” Relief Commissioner Sanjay Prasad said. 44 cattle were killed and 451 houses were also damaged in these incidents, he said.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has directed senior officials of all the districts to undertake extensive tours in the affected areas and identify dilapidated buildings and get them vacated, a government spokesperson said here. Adityanath has directed officials to give financial and medical assistance to the people severely affected by the rains. — PTI