14 migrants killed, 50 injured in two separate bus accidents in Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh

WION Web Team
NEW DELHI Published: May 14, 2020, 11:58 AM(IST)

Injured persons shifted to district hospital. Photograph:( ANI )

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The injured have been shifted to the district hospital for treatment. All the workers who died were going to their native places in UP from Maharashtra. 

Eight migrant workers were killed and nearly 50 others injured when the bus in which they were travelling collided with a truck near Guna town in Madhya Pradesh on Thursday morning, police said.

According to an ANI update, the accident took place after the truck in which the migrant workers were travelling in, collided with a bus in Cantt PS area in Guna on Wednesday night. 

The injured have been shifted to the district hospital for treatment. All the workers who died were going to their native places in UP from Maharashtra. 

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In another tragic incident, six migrant workers, who were walking along the Muzaffarnagar-Saharanpur highway, were killed after a speeding bus ran over them on late Wednesday night.

The incident took place near Ghalauli check-post. Three more workers were injured in the accident. A case has registered against an unknown bus driver, by the Muzaffarnagar Police in connection with the incident.

According to the police, the migrant workers who lost their lives belonged to Gopalganj, Bihar and were returning to their native place during the lockdown on foot. Further investigation is underway.

(With inputs from agencies)

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