Gujarat: 13 Labourers killed, 6 injured after truck runs over them in Surat’s Kosamba
Thirteen people from Rajasthan were crushed to death after they were run over by a truck in Surat’s Kosamba late Monday night, police said.
New Delhi: In a heart wrenching incident, thirteen people were crushed to death after they were run over by a truck in Surat’s Kosamba late Monday night, police said.
According to the reports it is said that all the deceased were labourers hailing from Banswada district in Rajasthan, police said. During the time of the incident, the labourers were sleeping on a footpath.
“A truck collided with a tractor loaded with sugarcane after which the driver of the truck lost control of the vehicle and drove it over the pavement where the labourers were sleeping,” CM Jadeja, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Kamrej Division, Surat said.
Gujarat: 13 people died after they were run over by a truck in Kosamba, Surat.
Police says, “All the deceased are labourers and they hail from Rajasthan.” pic.twitter.com/E9uwZnrgeO
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Six people, who suffered injuries in the accident, have been hospitalised.