Ten persons killed in rain related incidents
October 24, 2013 - Hyderabad
Ten persons reported to have been killed in rain related incidents in the State of Andhra Pradesh.
Revenue Minister N Raghuveera Reddy speaking to media on Thursday said that 6,000 people have been evacuated to relief camps in view of down power on the third consecutive day on Thursday and said that 19 relief camps have been set up. He added that NDRF have been deployed for rescue and relief operations. The Minister said that 300 houses were damaged due to incessant rains and crops in about 2.5 lakh acres of paddy, cotton, red gram and maize suffered damages.
Three members of a family including five year old boy were killed and two others got severely injured when a wall of an adjoin college collapse on their thatched house in Hyderabad.