New Delhi: Six migrant workers were run over by a bus in Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar district, reports said on Thursday. Two workers are known to be injured. Also Read - Aurangabad Train Accident: Will Reach Village Soon, Father Who Lost Two Sons Recalls Last Conversation
The accident took place on 11 PM Wednesday at Muzaffarnagar-Saharanpur state highway. Also Read - We Tried to Wake Them up, Survivors Said to Police: Chilling Details of Aurangabad Train Accident Emerge
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The workers had been walking to their hometown in Bihar.
In a separate incident, 8 labourers died while around 50 others were injured after the truck they were travelling in collided with a bus in Cantt PS area in Madhya Pradesh’s Guna last night. All the injured have been shifted to a district hospital.
All the 8 deceased labourers were going to their native places in UP from Maharashtra.
Prior to this, 16 migrant workers were crushed to death after coming under a train near Karnad in Aurangabad district of Maharashtra. The labourers were sleeping on tracks when they were run over by an empty rake of goods train that departed from Jalna. They belonged to Chhattisgarh and were returning home on foot amid the lockdown situation.