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One killed, 200 houses damaged in Tripura storm

By The Assam Tribune

AGARTALA, March 30 � One person was killed while over 200 houses were damaged and trees and electric posts uprooted in a severe storm in Tripura, police said today.

Purnaram Reang (21) was killed and his wife Anjuti was seriously injured when lightning struck them at Paharpur, a remote tribal hamlet in South Tripura district, last night.

Anjuti was admitted to Amarpur sub-divisional hospital in critical condition, the police said.

The storm razed at least 200 houses to the ground besides uprooting 150 electric posts and over 160 trees in different parts of the state due to strong wind and heavy rains which lashed the state. � PTI

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One killed, 200 houses damaged in Tripura storm

AGARTALA, March 30 � One person was killed while over 200 houses were damaged and trees and electric posts uprooted in a severe storm in Tripura, police said today.

Purnaram Reang (21) was killed and his wife Anjuti was seriously injured when lightning struck them at Paharpur, a remote tribal hamlet in South Tripura district, last night.

Anjuti was admitted to Amarpur sub-divisional hospital in critical condition, the police said.

The storm razed at least 200 houses to the ground besides uprooting 150 electric posts and over 160 trees in different parts of the state due to strong wind and heavy rains which lashed the state. � PTI