Fatal dust storms in northern India have killed 116 people and injured more than 250.

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 Fatal dust storms in northern India have killed 116 people and injured more than 250.


A traffic policeman (middle) in New Delhi, India, commanded traffic in a sandstorm on May 2nd. India officials say the number of deaths is expected to increase by the speed of more than 130 kilometers per hour through the UttarPradesh, Rajasthan and Punjab. Many sandhouses were razed to the ground in the dust storm, and many civilians were crushed to death in their sleep. In addition to the collapse of houses, trees and poles fell down the road. So far, 65 people have been killed in the state of Uttar Pradesh, 33 in Rajasthan and two in Punjab. Among them, Agra in Uttar Pradesh is one of the worst hit areas, with 43 people dead. Officials say the Taj Mahal, known as one of the seven wonders of the world, is not destroyed in Agra. The picture shows a woman covering a face with a scarf in New Delhi, India on May 2nd, to avoid the invasion of sand and dust weather. Photo source: Vision China now rescue teams are searching for debris in the ruins of various areas, hoping to find survivors. In addition, heavy rain, strong winds and dust storms also occurred in Indias capital New Delhi on the evening of 2, causing traffic chaos in some areas. Similar storms occur every year in India, killing hundreds of people. The storm is also one of the most violent decades. Source: China News Network Editor: Ji Xue Ying _NN6784 The picture shows a woman covering a face with a scarf in New Delhi, India on May 2nd, to avoid the invasion of sand and dust weather. Picture source: visual China Now, rescue teams are searching for debris in the ruins of various areas, hoping to find survivors. In addition, heavy rain, strong winds and dust storms also occurred in Indias capital New Delhi on the evening of 2, causing traffic chaos in some areas. Similar storms occur every year in India, killing hundreds of people. The storm is also one of the most violent decades.