Seven labourers killed in K'taka road accident

Seven labourers killed in K'taka road accident

Agency News

Belagavi, Feb 8 : As many as seven Sugarcane harvesting labourers, were killed, and several others were grievously injured, when a tractor-trailor in which they were travelling turned turtle at Bogur village in Khanapur taluk here on Saturday.

According to police sources, the ill-fated labourers, were on their way to Itagi cross, before the mishap occurred. "The vehicle was carrying over 40 labourers, before it was into a 50-feet ditch, a dry water place," the sources said. "While four labourers were killed on the spot, three others were died on their way to the hospital and 10 other labourers received life threatening injuries," the sources added. (UNI)