24 Killed As Tractor Trolley Overturns In Kanpur
Kanpur, Oct 1 (TNA) At least 24 persons have been killed in Kanpur district of Uttar Pradesh as the tractor trolley they were travelling in overturned late Saturday.
The ill-fated vehicle was returning after a pilgrimage. The mishap happened in the Ghatampur area in Bhadeuna village of Bheetargaon. The vehicle fell in a water body, killing 24, of which 11 were children.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, transport minister Daya Shankar Singh have mourned the loss of lives in the road mishap. Prime Ministers Office (PMO) has announced an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh to the families of the deceased and Rs 50,000 each to those injured.