15 injured in tornado in West Bengal’s Burdwan

At least 15 people were injured and 40 houses damaged when a tornado swept through Basuda village of West Bengal`s Burdwan district on Sunday.

PTI| Last Updated: Oct 13, 2013, 17:57 PM IST

Burdwan: At least 15 people were injured and 40 houses damaged when a tornado swept through Basuda village of West Bengal`s Burdwan district on Sunday.
According to police, the tornado lasting for about a minute hit the village under Kaksha police station, injuring the people.
As many as 40 houses were damaged as the district administration launched relief and rehabilitation measures.

The injured persons have been admitted to the Pursha hospital.