Two migrant labourers dead in U.P. highway accident

0
6


Two persons died and several others were injured after a supply truck carrying migrant labourers from Ahmedabad on May 13 rammed into a truck near Kanpur Dehat.

The incident happened early in the morning on a highway in the Akbarpur area of the district, police said. Ahmedabad is over 980 km from Akbarpur.

The supply truck rammed into the other vehicle from behind. While two labourers were reported dead, six were seriously injured, said Anurag Vats, Superintendent of Police, Kanpur Dehat.

The six grievously injured have been referred to a hospital in Kanpur, while the rest, whose numbers are not yet known, are receiving treatment at the district hospital.

“After being discharged from the district hospital, they will be dropped to their respective destinations in vehicles,” said the officer.

It is not clear how far the truck was going to drop the labourers.

The accident comes as labourers from outside U.P. continue to return to their homes in the State via highways on trucks or by foot. Many also have to pass through the State to reach their destination in Bihar.

You have reached your limit for free articles this month.

Subscription Benefits Include

Today’s Paper

Find mobile-friendly version of articles from the day’s newspaper in one easy-to-read list.

Unlimited Access

Enjoy reading as many articles as you wish without any limitations.

Personalised recommendations

A select list of articles that match your interests and tastes.

Faster pages

Move smoothly between articles as our pages load instantly.

Dashboard

A one-stop-shop for seeing the latest updates, and managing your preferences.

Briefing

We brief you on the latest and most important developments, three times a day.

Not convinced? Know why you should pay for news.

*Our Digital Subscription plans do not currently include the e-paper ,crossword, iPhone, iPad mobile applications and print. Our plans enhance your reading experience.

Image credit to respective owners. We are not owner of Image, It is used here for reference only.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here