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Dust storm fells tree; 2 hurt in Abul Fazal

Two people were hurt when a branch of a tree felled on them in the morning of Thursday due to dust storm, according to residents.

“I was coming from office in the morning and I saw a tree was down on a car. On enquiry, I got to know that one person was badly hurt in the incident. It happened on Thokar 6 road near where the new Abul Fazal graveyard is located,” said Mohd Siraj.

Another resident said the tree felled due to storm and it was removed. A driver was hurt as it felled on his head and a school going boy was also injured and both of them were rushed for treatment, said the resident, who runs a shop on the road.

It looks that the driver got deep hurt, said the shopkeeper adding that the tree had protruding on the land where new graveyard has come.

There were plans to cut it as it was coming in way of raising graveyard wall, he said. However, the work to prune the branch coming out on road was delayed due to election campaigning and then today we all came to know that it felled hurting two residents, including a schoolchildren, said the resident.

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