Hail storm kills 6, injures 3 in eastern China

At least six people died as sudden gales and hail hit eastern China on Friday morning, while three others were injured.

Beijing: At least six people died as sudden gales and hail hit eastern China on Friday morning, while three others were injured.
"From 2 am to 4 am Friday, strong winds and hail battered Dangshan and Xiaoxian counties in Anhui, destroying houses, forcing road closures and disrupting the power supply," Anhui Provincial Civil Affairs Department told state-run Xinhua news agency.
Six people died after strong winds uprooted trees that fell onto their houses. Those injured were taken to a local hospital.

PTI

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