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Nor’wester claims one life, injures another

Bargarh: A man was killed and another critically injured after a tree uprooted on them due to heavy wind and hailstorm under the influence of nor’wester at Patakarpalli village in Bargarh district today.

The duo had gone outside for some work when a big tree fell on them leaving them seriously injured during the natural calamity.

They were rushed to nearest hospital where doctors declared one of them dead. Another man is undergoing treatment in critical condition.

Earlier today, the Meteorological Centre in Bhubaneswar issued thunderstorm alert for 12 districts including Sundergarh, Jharsuguda, Bargarh, Bolangir, Nuapada, Kalahandi, Sonepur, Boudh, Sambalpur, Keonjhar and Mayurbhanj between 2:30 pm to 6:30 pm.

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