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A thunderstorm accompanied with gusty wind and lightening left a trail of destruction in Manipur on Monday
A thunderstorm accompanied with gusty wind and lightening left a trail of destruction in Manipur on Monday|EastMojo image
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Manipur: Storm claims 3 lives, destroys several houses

While 2 women died after a storm shelter collapsed in Churachandpur, another was killed after a tree fell on her tea stall located in Kakching district

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Imphal: Three women were killed in separate incidents after thunderstorm accompanied with gusty wind and lightening left a trail of destruction in Manipur on Monday. Several residents were also injured when the violent struck the state in morning.

While two women, who were taking refuge in a storm shelter, died after it collapsed in K Salemjang village of Churachandpur district, another one after a tree fell on her tea stall in Kakching district’s Wairi area, said reports.

The deceased in the Churachandpur incident have been identified as Nemden (74) of Salemjang village and Chinkholhai (50) of Kulbung village. The Kaching victim has been identified as Y Nungsitombi (56).

Several houses were also destroyed across Manipur on Monday
Several houses were also destroyed across Manipur on Monday
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Several buildings, educational institutes and houses were damaged in several parts of the state.

Further details of damage and casualties will be ascertained only later, officials said.

Several power transmission lines were also damaged by the thunderstorm in Churachandpur district on Monday
Several power transmission lines were also damaged by the thunderstorm in Churachandpur district on Monday
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