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Flashfloods, house collapses kill three in Jammu division

Last Updated: Sunday, August 26, 2012 - 17:56

Jammu: Three persons were killed and one was injured in flashfloods and house collapses, triggered by heavy rains, in Jammu division since last evening, police said.

A middle-aged man was swept away in a flashflood in a river in Khokyal area in Kathua district, police said adding his body had been recovered.

A teenager was washed away in a flashflood in Arnia belt in Jammu district, they said.

A 6-year-old boy was killed when a mud house collapsed in Kathua district`s Hatli belt, police said.

A woman was injured in a house collapse in Kaintha belt in Kathua district, they said adding she was hospitalised.


First Published: Sunday, August 26, 2012 - 17:56
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