Jalgaon Road Accident: 16 Labourers Killed After Truck Overturns

Mumbai: At least 16 labourers were killed after a truck overturned in Maharashtra’s Jalgaon district, police said on Monday.

All the deceased were labourers from Abhoda, Kerhala and Raver in the district, police said, adding they died after their papaya-laden truck overturned shortly after midnight near a temple at Kingaon village.

Five labourers have sustained serious injuries and are being treated at a rural hospital, police said.

In another road mishap on Sunday, 14 people, including a child and eight women, were killed and four others – all children – injured after a mini bus collided with a truck in Andhra Pradesh’s Kurnool district early on Sunday.