Four persons, including two children, were killed during dust storm and lightning incidents in several districts of Uttar Pradesh, the police said on Tuesday.

Satyendra Singh (30), husband of a block development committee member, was killed after being stuck by lightning at Mahua Pamai village in the Khutar area of Shahjahanpur district in morning, they said.

In a separate incident, Pooja (15) and Kamarjahan (12) were killed when a tree fell on them while they were playing in a field during a dust storm at Dadwa village in Sant Kabir Nagar on Monday, they said.

Two persons Chattu Chauhan (60) and Panchadev Mishra were killed during dust storm in Mau district on Monday night. PTI