As many as 58 people had been killed and 53 injured as rains wreacked havoc in different parts of Uttar Pradesh, with Saharanpur accounting for the maximum 11 deaths, according to sources.
Rains also damaged an outer boundary wall of the 16th century Fatehpur Sikri fort, west of Agra. However, there was no damage to the main monument, a government spokesman said.
Total 58 people have died in 31 districts of #UttarPradesh due to heavy rainfall and lightning between 26-28 July. Maximum deaths (11 people) occured in Saharanpur. 53 people have been injured pic.twitter.com/rCDk5AXTo6— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) July 28, 2018
A spokesperson of the Relief Commissioner’s Office said; “While six deaths each have been reported from Agra and Meerut, four have died in Mainpuri, three in Kasganj, two each in Bareilly, Baghpat and Bulandshahr and one each in Kanpur Dehat, Mathura, Ghaziabad, Hapur, Rae Bareli, Jalaun, Jaunpur, Pratapgarh, Banda, Firozabad, Amethi, Kanpur and Muzaffarnagar”.