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Two dead as rains lash Hyderabad

Two dead as rains lash Hyderabad

Hyderabad: Two persons died in mishaps as heavy rains lashed the city this evening.

Trees and electricity poles fell in many places, leading to power shutdowns.

Ahmed-Bin-Ibrahim (32) died after asbestos sheets and a water tank fell on him during a rainstorm in Bhavani Nagar area, police said.

His brother was also injured in the incident and taken to hospital for treatment.

Yellaiah, a labourer, died in a wall collapse in Rajendra Nagar area.

The showers started at around 4.45 pm, inundated roads and caused water-logging in low-lying areas. Traffic came to a standstill in many parts of the city.