In another tragic news, at least eight migrant workers were killed while 54 were seriously injured on Thursday morning after the truck they were travelling in collided with a bus in Madhya Pradesh’s Guna district.
The victims were returning to their home in Uttar Pradesh from Maharashtra when they met with the accident.
The accident occurred at around 3 am, news agency ANI reported. The injured were admitted to the district hospital.
“Eight labourers lost their lives and 54 others were injured. The injured are being treated at the district hospital. Postmortem and further investigation are underway,” TS Baghel, ASP Guna, was quoted by ANI as saying.
In a similar tragedy, six migrant workers were killed after they were hit by a Uttar Pradesh state bus near Muzaffarnagar on Wednesday night.
The accident happened at the Muzaffarnagar-Saharanpur highway at around 11 PM. The victims used to work in Punjab as daily wage labourers and were walking back to their home in Bihar’s Gopalganj.
Three other people are also said to be injured in the accident and have been admitted to a hospital. A case has been registered against the driver and a investigations have been launched by the police.
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