Cold claims four lives in Allahabad

Last Updated: Saturday, January 2, 2010 - 12:55

Allahabad: Four persons died due to
intense cold in the district even as dense fog disrupted rail
traffic in the area, officials said on Saturday.

Two ill-clad unidentified youth were found in an
unconscious state near the railway station here last night and
taken by GRP personnel to the railway hospital where they
died.

Another youth Shiv Kumar Maurya died while undergoing
a fitness test for recruitment of police personnel here. His
friends said he apparently died due to severe cold.

A 62-year-old villager died in Karchhana tehsil of the
district, 40 kms from the city, due to cold.

Light showers in the region two days ago led to a dip
in temperature in the district. While the minimum temperature
was recorded at six degrees, the maximum was 17 degrees
Celsius.

Heavy fog in the district has also disrupted train
services.

PTI



First Published: Saturday, January 2, 2010 - 12:55
TAGS:

More from zeenews

 
comments powered by Disqus
Party Won Trends Swing
BJP 122 122 76
SHS 63 63 19
INC 42 42 -40
NCP 41 41 -21
MNS 1 1 -12
OTH 19 19 -22
Party wise Trends/Tally | Key Candidates | Vote Share
Constituency Wise Results Interactive Map
Party Won Trends Swing
BJP 47 47 43
INLD 19 19 -12
INC 15 15 -25
HJCBL 2 2 -4
OTH 7 7 -2
Party wise Trends/Tally | Key Candidates | Vote Share
Constituency Wise Results Interactive Map