Heat waves claim 6 lives

The continuing heat wave with heat wave claimed six lives in Burdwan and Bankura districts today. Most of the victims were residents of Asansol-Durgapur industrial zone where mercury touched nearly 43 degree Celsius. Gouri Mondal (80), a resident of Taldangra, Bankura was found dead at her courtyard at about 11.30 am today. The doctors said that she died of sunstroke.