Tear jerking thunderstorm kills 6, injures 40 at Simhastha Kumbha Mela
 Source : Agencies  Date : 05-May-2016

Ujjain, May 5: In a heartbreaking thundershowers and dust storm that took lives of six people and left forty injured at Simhastha Kumbha Mela in Ujjain.

The deceased include one saint and three women. Several tents erected in the Kumbh area crashed after thunder showers affecting arrangements badly. NDRF team has reached in the mela area to assist the administration. 
Transport minister Bhupendra Singh visited hospital to enquire about treatment of the injured devotees. Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has expressed grief over the deaths of devotees.

The district administration has claimed that the situation is now under control. It has appealed devotees to not to panic. The Parv Snan of the Simhastha will take tomorrow. Embeded Object

Embeded ObjectPrime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed sadness over the loss of lives at the Kumbh. He also prayed for safety of all saints, pilgrims and tourists at the Kumbh. In a tweet, Prime Minister expressed sympathy to the bereaved families and prayed for speedy recovery of injured.