5 migrant workers killed, 13 injured as truck overturns in Madhya Pradesh

Migrant workers travel in crowded trucks during the ongoing Covid-19 lockdown, in Jhansi district
At least five migrant labourers were killed and 13 others injured when a truck in which they were travelling overturned in Madhya Pradesh's Narsinghpur district, a police official said on Sunday.

The accident took place near Patha village on Saturday night when nearly 20 migrant labourers were going in the truck to Jhansi and Etah in Uttar Pradesh from Hyderabad, Additional Superintendent of Police Rajesh Tiwari said, news agency PTI reported.

The injured persons were admitted to the district hospital for treatment, he added.

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