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Five killed as tractor overturns in Amritsar

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

Five persons were killed after a tractor trolley overturned in Punjab's district on Saturday, the police said.

The incident took place in the morning at Vallah in district when the tractor trolley carrying labourers was on its way to a construction site, Assistant Commissioner of

The front wheel of the tractor got dislodged and it overturned near a canal, he added.

The police suspect that construction material including heavy iron pipes, which were being transported in the trolley when it overturned, may have inflicted serious injuries on the labourers leading to their deaths.

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First Published: Sat, January 12 2019. 13:15 IST