Auraiya (UP) accident : 24 labourers killed in a truck collision

Auraiya (UP) – Twenty-four labourers died and more than 20 were injured in a truck accident in the morning of 16th May. All these workers were coming from Rajasthan. The majority of these workers belonged to the States of Bihar, Jharkhand and Bengal. They were travelling by a truck loaded with lime-laden sacks. This truck collided with another truck parked near Chiruhali village. The shock was so vigorous that after collision both the trucks were thrown off into a pit and overturned.