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Four killed in Madhya Pradesh road accident

IANS  |  Bhopal 

Four women labourers were killed and over 20 injured in Madhya Pradesh's Sagar district after a tractor-trolley turned turtle, police said on Monday.

The accident took place near Semra village late on Sunday evening. The police blamed the accident on reckless driving. All the occupants were labourers.

The deceased have been identified as Prabha, Chandrawati, Diksha and Devwati. Three died on the spot while the fourth succumbed to her injuries in a hospital.

Transport Minister Bhupendra Singh visited the hospital and met the injured. Eight of the injured were in serious condition.

The Minister has announced financial assistance of Rs 2 lakh each to the kin of the deceased.



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First Published: Mon, September 11 2017. 14:08 IST