Gales kill three, 3,000 homes damaged

Three people were killed and nearly 3,000 houses were damaged by the gales that swept between May 5 and 7 in some regions and states. The Relief, Resettlement, and Social Welfare department said that three people died in Leiway of Nay Pyi Taw and Hommalin in Sagaing region. Three others were injured in Depeyin and Kani. The gales hit Nay Pyi Taw, Mandalay, Bago, Sagaing, Magwe, Ayeyarwaddy regions, Kachin, Kayah and Shan states. Most of the houses damaged or destroyed were in the Magwe, Sagaing regions and Kachin state, according information received on Monday.

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