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20 migrants in Ayodhya, 10 in Hamirpur injured in mishaps

Twenty migrant workers were injured when a mini-truck rammed into a truck in Ayodhya district on Monday morning.

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Ayodhya Published on: May 18, 2020 11:26 IST
20 migrants in Ayodhya, 10 in Hamirpur injured in mishaps
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20 migrants in Ayodhya, 10 in Hamirpur injured in mishaps (Representational Image)

Twenty migrant workers were injured when a mini-truck rammed into a truck in Ayodhya district on Monday morning. The mini-truck was carrying workers from Mumbai and was headed to Siddhartha Nagar in Uttar Pradesh. UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath, taking cognizance of the incident, directed the district magistrate and police chief of Ayodhya to reach the spot and oversee rescue operations.

SP Ayodhya, Ashish Tiwari said that seven persons had been admitted to the district hospital while the rest were discharged after first aid. Two persons had fractured their legs while one sustained an eye injury.

In another incident in Hamirpur district on Monday, ten migrant workers were injured when the bus overturned.

The bus, with 30 passengers, was taking the workers from Noida to Mahoba district. The injured were treated at a local hospital

Sources said that the driver fell asleep and lost control of the vehicle.

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