At least two people, including a woman, were killed and several injured in a dust storm that hit Muzaffarnagar and Shamli districts in western Uttar Pradesh last evening, officials said.
Riyasat Ali (52) was killed and his son seriously injured after a tree fell on them near Pawti village, Muzaffarnagar district administration officials said today.
In Shamli district's Jalalabad area, 50-year-old Anwari Begum died after a portion of her house's wall collapsed during the dust storm, officials said. Over 12 people were injured in both districts and electricity supply was disrupted because of the storm, according to Muzaffarnagar and Shamli district administration officials. -- PTI