(IN PICS) Manipur: Gusty wind, thunderstorm kills 3, injures many
First Published 16, Apr 2019, 1:18 PM IST
At least three women were killed and several others injured in a sudden storm that swept Manipur on Monday evening.
Several residential properties, churches, schools and offices were destroyed in the storm.
According to reports, two women were crushed to death after a house collapsed at Churachandpur district. Another woman, who ran a tea shop at the Wari area in Kakching district, was killed when a tree fell on her.
Two women were reportedly taking shelter at a house in K Salemjang village, where the heavy storm destroyed the house.
The deceased women have been identified as 74-year-old Domnem Doungel, 50-year-old Chenkholhai Khongsai and 56-year-old Yengkhom Nungsitombi.
Several students were also injured after the heavy storm destroyed school buildings in Bishenpur of the Nonglei area.
The storm also destroyed an election campaign rally in Nonglei.