15 sleeping workers crushed to death by a truck in Gujarat

Published On: January 19, 2021 11:05 AM NPT By: Agencies

KATHMANDU, Jan 19: As many as 15 laborers who were sleeping near the road were crushed to death by a truck in Gujarat, India on Wednesday morning, according to Indian media reports. 

NDTV, a media house in India, reported that a truck ran over laborers at Kosamba village, around 60 km from Surat and killed 12 laborers on the spot and other three died while undergoing treatment.

Other injured are currently being treated at local hospitals.

One who was driving the truck is in police custody.

The Prime Minister of India expressed grief over the incident through his official twitter handle.

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