Maharashtra rains: Seven killed in rain-related incidents in Pune

Pune: At least seven people were killed in separate incidents after heavy rainfall led to flooding and wall collapse in different areas of Maharashtra's Pune district, a fire brigade official said on Thursday.

Five people, including a nine-year-old boy, were killed in wall collapse incidents on Wednesday night in Arneshwar area which was flooded after heavy downpour, chief fire officer Prashant Ranpise said.

Besides, one person was found dead in an inundated locality in Sahakar Nagar while another body was found in a car which was washed away near Sinhgad road, he said.

Several low-lying areas in and around Pune were flooded after heavy showers in the city on Wednesday.

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