Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh was hit by another deadly dust storm that claimed 15 lives and left nine persons injured last evening.
A UP government spokesperson today said that most of the deaths were caused due to falling of trees and incidents of house collapse.
Moradabad bore the brunt of the storm, with as many as seven deaths reported from the district, followed by three deaths from Sambhal, the spokesperson said.
Two deaths were reported each from Muzaffarnagar and Meerut, while one death was reported from Amroha.
Four persons were injured in Amroha, three in Moradabad and two in Muzaffarnagar, spokesperson said. PTI