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At least 10 people were killed and 11 injured as heavy rains lashed Uttar Pradesh since Wednesday. Of these, seven deaths occured in the Etawah district, other mishaps were reported from Firozabad and Balrampur. Schools have been directed to remain shut for two days

Here are the latest updates from Uttar Pradesh:

1. Seven children died in Uttar Pradesh's Etawah district in separate incidents after the walls of houses in Chandra Pura and Ghatiya Azmat Ali areas collapsed due to heavy rain. 

2. The train movement in Etawah was affected after lightning hit an OHE pillar on the Etawah-Gwalior branch line in Rahatpur, disrupting the power supply. Several trains including Rajdhani and Lucknow-Shatabdi Express were halted. 

3. In Aligarh, schools have been ordered to remain shut for two days. District magistrate Inder Veer Singh issued an order asking all government and private schools to remain shut till Saturday.

4. Massive waterlogging has been witnessed in Firozabad since Wednesday due to incessant rainfall. A house collapsed in Banshinagar locality under Shikohabad police station on Wednesday night killing one, and leaving eight members of the family injured, reported news agency PTI

5. CM Yogi Adityanath's visit to Mathura to attend an event was cancelled due to waterlogging at the venue in Deen Dayal Dham in Farah.

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