2-month-old baby, 10 others killed in Telangana due to heavy rains

Nine persons, including a two-month-old baby, died when a boundary wall collapsed in Mohammedia Hills in Bandlaguda and fell on nearby houses due to the heavy rains in the past two days

At least 11 people have died in Telangana following incessant rains that lashed several parts of the state, leading to waterlogging on roads and inundation of some low-lying areas.

Nine persons, including a two-month-old baby, died when a boundary wall collapsed in Mohammedia Hills in Bandlaguda and fell on nearby houses due to the heavy rains in the past two days.

Boulders fell on the compound walls of two houses, killing eight people on the spot and injuring four persons.

The bodies are currently trapped in the debris, while the injured are being treated, according to a police official.

Taking to Twitter, Hyderabad Lok Sabha MP Asaduddin Owaisi said, “HyderabadRains, I was at a spot inspection in Mohammedia Hills, Bandlaguda where a private boundary wall fell resulting in death of 9 people & injuring 2. On my from there, I gave a lift to stranded bus passengers in Shamshabad, now I’m on my way to Talabkatta & Yesrab Nagar, he tweeted.

In another separate incident, a 40-year-old woman and her 15-year-old daughter died after the roof of their old house collapsed in Ibrahimpatnam area here on Tuesday due to heavy rains, police said.

Normal life was thrown out of gear at various places in Telangana on Tuesday as heavy rains lashed the state, leading to water-logging in different localities in Hyderabad and other parts of the state, and inundation of several low-lying areas.

At least 14 districts of Telangana have been affected due to the incessant rains over the past 48 hours.

(With inputs from agencies)

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