News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)

Dust storms kill 77, injures 143 in India


Dust Storm

Powerful dust storms have killed at least 77 people and injured 143 in northern India, officials in the country say.

The storm toppled trees and caused houses to collapse.

Narendra Modi, the prime minister of India, said he was “saddened by the loss of lives due to dust storms in various parts of India.

“Condolences to the bereaved families. May the injured recover soon.”

Mr Modi said he had “asked officials to coordinate with the respective state governments and work towards assisting those who have been affected.”