Two people died and eighteen were injured in the national capital on Sunday due to squall and powerful dust storm in the the city, the police said.
The two deceased included a woman from Pandav Nagar and a youth from Jaitpur area , the lady reportedly died after a tree branch fell on her whereas a person in Jaitpur was hit by a cement sheet that fell on him.
The people who were along with the lady had a miraculous escape while they were out for a walk and when the gutsy winds struck. The lady was rushed to the hospital where doctors declared her brought dead.
According to police , PCR ( Police Control Room) received 391 calls about various incidents related to the storm till 2100 hours. A total of 255 trees,75 poles and 61 tin sheds reportedly fell on the roads, the police said.