Dozens killed and scores more injured by dust storm in India

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At least 27 people have died and more than 100 injured in Rajasthan last night after a powerful dust storm wreaked havoc in the state.

The storms on Wednesday disrupted electricity, uprooted trees, destroyed houses and killed livestock in the northern states of Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh. Officials said the death toll may cross 50 as numerous injured were still critical.

The administration has begun a an assessment of the loss caused to the standing crops across the state after the thunderstorm and rains.

Gera also said almost 100 were injured in the disaster.

TP Gupta of the Uttar Pradeh relief commissioner's office said: "We can confirm at least 46 deaths, 41 injuries from around 40 of the state's 75 districts". Several houses and electricity polls collapsed and trees were uprooted in the Matysya region in the early hours of Thursday, reported news agency PTI.

In Punjab, Kumar Amit, deputy commissioner of Patiala district, said that a wall collapsed killing two people.

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More than 70 people were killed on Wednesday when a high-intensity squall with sandstorms followed by thundershowers hit parts of northern India.

This disaster largely affected 3 districts in Rajasthan named Alwar, Bharatpur and Dholapur where at least 30 people were killed.

In many areas, the power supply was yet to be restored. 20 were injured in Alwar, 32 in Bharatpur and 50 in Dholpur respectively. "One critical patient from Dholpur was referred to Jaipur", Hemant Kumar Gera, Secretary, Disaster Management and Relief, said.

The reports said Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has asked officials to personally monitor relief work, provide medical aid to affected in the state.

Congress leader and former Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said he was cancelling his birthday celebration on Thursday.

"Very sad to know about 22 people have died and over 100 injured due to dust storms and strong winds in Rajasthan".

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