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1,000 houses damaged in hailstorm in Mizoram

Aizawl: At least 1,000 houses were damaged by a massive hailstorm that hit Mizoram early this morning, district authorities said. Kawrthah village in Mizoram-Bangladesh-Tripura border Mamit district was badly hit as over 380 houses were
PTI April 22, 2016 17:32 IST
PTI

Aizawl: At least 1,000 houses were damaged by a massive hailstorm that hit Mizoram early this morning, district authorities said.

Kawrthah village in Mizoram-Bangladesh-Tripura border Mamit district was badly hit as over 380 houses were damaged of which 80 houses (54 houses within Kawrthah South village council area and 26 houses in Kawhthah North village council area) completely damaged by hail, the authorities said.

Three villages in Aizawl district were also ravaged by the hailstorm where at least 370 houses were damaged.

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Aizawl district administration officials said over 260 houses were damaged in Keifang village, while 41 houses were damaged in nearby Rulchawm village.

In Ruallung village, 69 houses were damaged by hail, they said.

At least 200 houses in Lungdai village in Mizoram-Assam border Kolasib district were damaged by the hailstorm.