Published On : Thu, Aug 1st, 2013
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People forcibly evicted in North Nagpur

Rare sight seen in Nagpur

Nagpur News: The rainwater laid a siege around slums along Pili river in north Nagpur. There was chances of huts being washed away. But people were not ready to leave home. But finally cops forcibly removed the people and shifted them to safety.

Nearly 200 huts in North Nagpur were swept away when heavy rains lashed the city which recorded 01.4 millimeters of rains in 12 hours. Out of this, there was 60 mm of rains from 4 pm to 8.30 pm.

The rains caused water logging in many areas resulting traffic jams. Nearly 200 huts in Ganga Nagar, Godavari Nagar and Vidya Nagar slums located on back of Pili river on Mankapur Ring Road following powerful water current.

Two students among four were feared to have been washed away in separate incidents. Two two wheeler borne youths were drowned in Nag river after they tried to cross Bharatwada bridge which was under water of Nag river.